What to do with frostbite?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by MissouriChick, Jan 1, 2010.

  1. MissouriChick

    MissouriChick Out Of The Brooder

    May 11, 2009
    Jefferson City, MO
    Well, I have a Rhode Island Red rooster who seems to have gotten frostbite on his tall comb. The tips are black so I'm assuming that is what happened. Do I have to do anything about it? Will leaving it alone cause problems? I can't imagine clipping it off as this rooster is the meanest thing you can imagine. That's why I didn't take preventative measures like putting vaseline on his comb b/c you can't get near the guy.
  2. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    I had a RIR once get frost bite on his comb. I left it alone. He was fine.
  3. ThePolishPrincess

    ThePolishPrincess Chillin' With My Peeps

    You can leave it alone and it will most likely take care of itself, but when mine get frostbite, I put on some Neosporin or Aquafor (sp?) and it heals quicker.

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