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Blister on ear lobe? Scab on comb?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by amd615, Apr 18, 2016.

  1. amd615

    amd615 New Egg

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    Hi all. Our flock of 5 are almost 3 yrs old. Laying well, acting chicken normal. They are free range on weekends and after work. Worried. On one, a blister on rt ear lobe x 3 weeks. Also, lobe not smooth, like usual, looks a little lumpy. Other has small scab on rt side of comb, just saw for first time this weekend. Thoughts? TY
     
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  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    The blister on the earlobe is hard for me to see, and I don't have any idea what it may be other than an injury, abscess or cyst. The comb looks like it has been pecked a couple of weeks back, and is healing.
     
  3. amd615

    amd615 New Egg

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    Thanks for responding.
     
  4. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    You are welcome. If you can repost your picture in the larger format (medium,) someone may be able to help you identify what the growth on the earlobe is.
     
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    Hopefully, a little easier to see and, for comparison. Thank you.
     

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