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Help!! Frostbite, what do I do.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickenkeeper12, Feb 3, 2013.

  1. chickenkeeper12

    chickenkeeper12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Red Cross has frostbite and I need help to fix it. What do I do. I'm also wondering can it kill a chicken.
     
  2. Jakoda

    Jakoda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    a couple of mine had some spots of frostbite on their combs last week,,I put vaseline on their combs and wattles, the "black" seems to have disappeared now.

    Not sure if it can kill a bird, but I imagine it could if serious enough,

    hi also from CT:)
    Diane
     
  3. taprock

    taprock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nothing you can do for frostbite. The affected area will turn black and fall off. I've had a guinea lose a toe with no other issues than the toe. Keep it as clean as possible and some antibiotic ointment.
     

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