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frostbitten wattle = INFERTILITY??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by humphrey farms, Feb 5, 2013.

  1. humphrey farms

    humphrey farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Someone told me that my roo that has a small bit of frost bite on his wattle (black) and has had vaseline treatments will be infertile! What[​IMG]does having a little frost bite have to do with spring infertility??? Just curious..
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    I've heard the same thing, but have not found it to be factual. If you think about it logically, a rooster's testicles are safely enclosed in his body far away from his wattles and comb. If frostbite causes serious debilitation of a rooster, I can understand impact upon fertility until he recovers.
     

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