Duckling ear infection

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by angiegorham17, Aug 25, 2016.

  1. angiegorham17

    angiegorham17 In the Brooder

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    My duckling has a double ear infection, he's on oflaxcin both ears twice daily, and baytril oral twice daily, I think I see something in his ear, I know the dr pulled out pus, but this is a round, dark reddish color in the ear hole, is this normal or should it literally just be a hole into the head?
     

  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

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    That does not sound quite right to me, it's been a while since I've looked into a duck's ear, though.

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    Can you get back to the vet?
     
  3. Orca5094

    Orca5094 Songster

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    I've never had any duck ear issues, so I'm not sure what would be normal either. All I do know is that their ear is indeed just a little hole in their head, basically. I don't think it's supposed to be red inside, though. That is probably from the infection, so I'd just continue treatment like the vet said, and maybe give the vet a call to ask and be sure. ;)
     
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  4. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For The Birds! Premium Member

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    X2. No experience here.

    @RavynFallen @Miss Lydia @jtn42248 any ideas?
     
  5. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Never had ear infection here either... poor guy! :(
     

  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Me either so not much help, keep up with what your doing and if no progress I'd call the vet back on Monday explain what your seeing and ask if this is normal .
     

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