Red blotches on feet

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by hennotrooster, Jan 12, 2013.

  1. hennotrooster

    hennotrooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Phoebe had red blotches on her feet Thursday morning. We have had some snow and it has been really cold here lately in the teens and 20's. I noticed this morning that she is better most of the snow is gone but it was still cold today. Any suggestions she is the only one whose feet looked like this we have 6 hens.
     
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Wide roosts help to keep feet warm (like a 2x4 on its side so they sleep on the widest side).
     
  3. hennotrooster

    hennotrooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They have a shelf like area they can sleep on besides their perch. But she chooses to sleep on the dowel like perch only because she does not want to let the other hens get to the shelf, a bit hateful.[​IMG]
     

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