Houston - We have Frostbite!

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

  1. Rangely

    Rangely Out Of The Brooder

    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

    Jun 29, 2007
    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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