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My poor rooster, how could I be so dense?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ALDavis, Jan 20, 2016.

  1. ALDavis

    ALDavis Out Of The Brooder

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    I noticed yesterday that my roosters comb had a purple tinge and read up on frostbite treatment. I thought I was doing the right thing. I didn't have Vaseline but I did have lubricating jelly only he looks worse this morning and that's when I noticed it's a water based lubricant. I feel so awful. What's going to happen to my beautiful boy? Is there anything I can do to make it better? I'm worried about him and I'm afraid to put anything on it now but I want to make it right. Please help me
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    The affected parts may 'die', dry up and eventually fall off. It will be a cosmetic change only and should cause no major problems in the long run. Some call frost bite 'nature's dubbing'.
     
  3. ALDavis

    ALDavis Out Of The Brooder

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    Is there anything I can do for him to help him now? What should I do in the future for frostbite treatment? I'm glad he won't have a fatal complication but I hate that my ignorance is causing him any lasting problems. :(
     
  4. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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