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What do I do with a frostbitten comb?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by sleepyt, Dec 17, 2009.

  1. sleepyt

    sleepyt Out Of The Brooder

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    My chicken's comb is all white on the top and so I think it is frostbitten. It got to be around minus 8 celcius today but the chickens still wanted to go so I let them out of the coop. Can i keep the chickens inside the coop for the whole winter?

    thanks,

    Tia
     
  2. SandyK

    SandyK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think we are supposed to put a thin coat of Vaseline on the comb when it's going to be really cold. Not sure on what after though.
     

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