Tell me this is normal please :)

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by debster1556, Mar 11, 2014.

  1. debster1556

    debster1556 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I've been posting for a couple of weeks now and you guys are great! The picture you see is Scooby, and the black on his comb was there when we got him. I just thought I would take a pic and see what you guys thought. The guy we got him from assumed it was black from Frost bite. Just wanted to get a second opinion. [​IMG]
     
  2. SIMZ

    SIMZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From the picture it looks like frostbite. Especially if you're in a place that has had a rough winter....
     
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Yep, frostbite. I have one like that and he is improving. Yours might lose a point or two. You may know within a month.
     
  4. Avalongirl83

    Avalongirl83 Out Of The Brooder

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    I've read before to put vaseline on the frost bitten parts to help with prevention and healing. Once black though, I think the damage is done. Luckily, they don't seem to be permanetly harmed by this on their combs if treated and cared for.
     

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