Houston - We have Frostbite!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Rangely, Dec 9, 2009.

  1. Rangely

    Rangely Out Of The Brooder

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    Nov 4, 2009
    Fort Collins
    17 degrees below zero this morning. Had the heat lamp going which kept the coop at a balmy 1 degree. Looks like the red star has a bit of frostbite on her comb. Not a bad case, just the very tips, maybe 3-4mm. She has a freakishly big comb, so no surprise that it was her. Well, she'll be getting a little Bag Balm on there this afternoon when we bust out the oppressive heat and top out in the teens.
     
  2. chickenjim64

    chickenjim64 Out Of The Brooder

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    Jun 29, 2007
    Victor,Montana
    two of my legghorns have very big combs and the tips are kinda of whitish is this the beginning of frostbite i am not sure of what to do i brought them in tonight and they are not happy are use to free ranging any suggestions of what to do is this frostbite?
     

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