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Pictures of frost bitten combs?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by naturababe, Jan 24, 2011.

  1. naturababe

    naturababe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Two of my hens have normal bright red combs. The third's comb looks like it got a little dusty. Is that frost bite? Last night and this morning are the coldest it's been here. They were outside fluffed up after I let them out this morning but I stuck them back in because the wind chill is really bad and I was worried about her comb.
     
  2. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

    This is the best picture I have of frostbite, on a BR rooster:
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  3. pipthepeep

    pipthepeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sounds like it might be frostbite...my roo's frostbite started out as just a small whitish-yellowish spot (kind of like a blister....), or it can start out as gray. it confused me at first because I have always read that frostbitten combs are is black....but it doesn't always start out that way. if you post pics on here, someone can probably give you a more definitive answer...
     

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