Frostbite

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bucky1198, Dec 10, 2011.

  1. bucky1198

    bucky1198 In the Brooder

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    I think she has frostbite. I noticed it today a couple others have some white tips to thier combs and others are showing no signs I have a heat lamp in the coop. If it is frostbite what do I do?
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  2. Tanichca

    Tanichca Sparkle Magnet 9 Years

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    Couple of mine have that too, but not sure if it's frostbite or something else..so bump!
     
  3. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Songster

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    Yep, frostbite. Some folks coat the combs with vaseline to seal out the moisture which freezes and causes frostbite. I have chosen short-combed breeds so as not to worry so much about frostbite.
     

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