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Ok... how about.. protecting my chickens combs.. video

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by FisherMOM, Jan 28, 2009.

  1. FisherMOM

    FisherMOM Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2008
    Bergen, NY
    LOL Ok.. my leghorns!

    Here is video of me putting Vaseline on my leghorn's combs. I don't bother now.. only the roosters are getting it now. The leghorn's combs seem fine in this cold.

    watch my Cochin Midnight.. she is such a baby!!


     
    Last edited: Jan 28, 2009
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    He looked like he was trying to flick it off of his head! [​IMG] That speckled one was cute too!
     
  3. bluey

    bluey thootp veteran

    Apr 10, 2008
    Washington, PA
    I wonder if you could put KY warming gel on them?

    I'm sensing a way to make millions in a WD40 sprayer that applies KY warming liquid... [​IMG]
     
  4. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    [​IMG]
    LOL
     
  5. FisherMOM

    FisherMOM Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2008
    Bergen, NY
    That speckled one is Emma. She is so curious about everything.

    I was scraping poop off the roosts yesterday, and she was climbing in my way. They have really gotten used to me this winter. To walk in the coop is like trying not to step on glass... they just won't move out of my way. I am sure that they assume that I always have treats and want to be the FIRST to get some.
     
  6. ksacres

    ksacres At Your Service

    Nov 16, 2007
    San Antonio TX
    This thread's title ain't even right. Seriously...

    [​IMG]
     
  7. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    Can I link to that on my BYC comb page?
     
  8. Portia

    Portia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Too funny. I put Vaseline on my salmon favorelle rooster's comb after he went to roost at night, otherwise I'd never have caught him. Unfortunately, the hens all decided they needed to sample it and I was afraid they were doing more harm than the frostbite. He hasn't had another application at this point and his comb is doing okay. I think if its going to get cold enough for another application I'll have to put it on in the morning just before letting them out of the coop so the hens leave his comb alone [​IMG]
     
  9. FisherMOM

    FisherMOM Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2008
    Bergen, NY
    Quote:sure.. I wish it was better footage though, but it gets the idea across!
     
  10. ksacres

    ksacres At Your Service

    Nov 16, 2007
    San Antonio TX
    I was just teasin!

    Lubin' my leghorns.

    Mwah-ha-ha!
     

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