Ways to prevent frostbite other than Vaseline?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by vjbakke, Jan 3, 2012.

  1. vjbakke

    vjbakke Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We don't have any on hand and don't buy petroleum products like Vaseline. Would something else work? Like a ointment based with beeswax work?

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  2. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you can try bag balm...it really works better actually, we use on it cattle.

    there really is only one way to prevent frostbite, add ventilation....without that, you will get frostbite...period.
     
  3. swampcat

    swampcat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My best guess is shortening. It's used on baby bums as a moisture barrier, so why not combs?
     

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