FROSTBITTEN HEN... HELP!!!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chknnugget, Dec 17, 2016.

  1. chknnugget

    chknnugget New Egg

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    Greetings friends...I live I NW WA and we had below zero weather last night. When I went out this morning to tend the ladies I noticed one of my hens missing... upon looking she was found quite a ways away from her flock mates. I immediately noticed she was molting and almost bald, when I picked her up her feet were frozen stiff and unable to move the fingers. She has a frosty bitten comb I'm afraid and it's steering to blister... I've brought her in the house to warm in front of the heater. She has eaten a bit and drank water. She has asked a bit but not much what should i do for her comb??? I putt Vaseline on her comb and wattles PLEASE HELP WITH ANY INFO.:DI have other chickens I'm afraid might be affected by this weather..... desperate in Washington. Pics enclosed

    I also noticed a few darkened spots on her legs as well...[​IMG]
     
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  4. chknnugget

    chknnugget New Egg

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    Thanks so much for the info....
     

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