Frostbite in Backyard Chickens: Causes, Treatment & Prevention

In extremely cold weather, backyard chickens are at risk for frostbite; the possible consequences of frostbite are pain, disfigurement, loss of mobility, decreased fertility in roosters and diminished egg production in hens. Mild cases are often unavoidable even with the best preventative efforts of diligent chicken-keepers, but knowing the causes, how to optimize a flock’s … Continue reading Frostbite in Backyard Chickens: Causes, Treatment & Prevention