1. BawkinOnTheBench

    BawkinOnTheBench Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We used Vaseline on the combs of our Leghorns, as we've read about. Of course, the Vaseline doesn't STAY there. The 3 formerly white leghorns are now gray.

    Does anyone know - does the vaseline getting into their other feathers impair the ability of those feathers to keep them warm?
     
  2. aliena614

    aliena614 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    as long as their arent gobs of it you should be fine! give them plenty of dustbath and that should help! I had this same problem and switched to plain ole chapstick (non medicated)! it works wonders!
     
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  3. Have you tried liquid vitamin E, I buy mine from Freds drug store for a 4 oz bottle it's only$1.49, and works well on both dogs and chicks marrie.
     

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