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Frostbite?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by jhd9201, Nov 26, 2014.

  1. jhd9201

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    Anyone have any photos of what frostbite would look like? And is it normally only on comb? Any idea what would cause white tip if a few feathers?
     
  2. Dandelioness

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    Frostbite in chickens usually occurs on the combs, sometimes on the legs. It does not occur on feathers.

    I have seen white tips on black-feathered chickens. Upon closer inspection, the white tips were actually pin feathers which were just beginning to open. :)
     
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    advanced search>titles only>frostbite

    There was a long thread that showed the long and detailed treatment of some very bad frostbite...but I can't find it.
     
  5. jhd9201

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    What say you bout my Bleu? He wouldn't hold still, sorry.
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    The black spot is new and doesn't look like typical frostbite. So idk? It has that whitish stuff on tips n front part of his comb. The other roos have started to show similar signs with the white stuff.
     

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