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wats a frost bite?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by adriennehearts, Mar 15, 2009.

  1. adriennehearts

    adriennehearts Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. CARS

    CARS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    adriennehearts Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Overrun With Chickens

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    On chickens, it happens most often on the tips of large combs or wattles. It can also happen to their feet.
     
  5. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

    Mar 6, 2008
    Floresville, Texas
    Frostbite for a chicken is the same thing as frostbite in anything else....it is when a part of their body gets so cold/freezes that it kills tissue. It can easily cause an infection that can be deadly. Do you think some of your chickens are suffering from frostbite? You can post pics and there will be plenty of people willing to help you figure it out.
     

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