Rooster: Wattle has some discoloration

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by ldel4567, Jan 30, 2013.

  1. ldel4567

    ldel4567 Out Of The Brooder

    74
    4
    48
    Jun 13, 2012
    Hello,
    I was wondering, if anyone could tell me anything about wattle discoloration? I am a little concerned.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    65,312
    13,525
    786
    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    If you are located in an extremely cold region, it may be frost bite.
     
  3. ldel4567

    ldel4567 Out Of The Brooder

    74
    4
    48
    Jun 13, 2012
    That could be. I don't live in an extremely cold place, but it has dipped down to 11 degrees, in recent days; only to rebound into the 60's. Crazy weather. Thank you!
     
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

    34,658
    7,878
    596
    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    Can you post a pic? Could be a couple diffferent things. Humidity from lack of ventilation, not just cold temps, is the real culprit of frostbite.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by