Swollen Wattles

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by RoosterDoo, Nov 14, 2014.

  1. RoosterDoo

    RoosterDoo Chirping

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    So, I just noticed today that my young Welsummer Roo has swollen wattles... ideas?[​IMG]
     
  2. SIMZ

    SIMZ Crowing

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    Did it get cold where you are? Looks like frostbite.
     
  3. RoosterDoo

    RoosterDoo Chirping

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    Yes it is partially frostbite, but I've never seen them swell like that.
     
  4. Eggcessive

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  5. SIMZ

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    Unfortunately, they will swell like that if it's bad enough. Been there, done that. [​IMG]
     
  6. wstowe1210

    wstowe1210 Hatching

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    What did you do for the swollen waddles? Our Rhode Island Red roster has one swollen and the same black spot as the picture. All our rosters are getting a bit of frost bite this year, but only one has swollen waddle. Any suggestions? Thanks
     

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