ear drops that we use on our dogs work for our chickens?????

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by JeninMN, Aug 8, 2008.

  1. JeninMN

    JeninMN Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2008
    Hi..I think I need to give Sweet Pea some ear drops as last night , after looking really good for a few days, looks like her ear is irritating her yet again.

    I was looking online for antibiotic ear drops when I thought that maybe I could use the same solution that we use on our Lab? It is Blue Herbal Ear drops..from herbs for animals...Our Lab was going to have to have ear surgery if it wasn't for this herbal miracle!!

    Do you think I could use this on Sweet Pea? here is the description / ingrediants....

    Awesome Herbal ear cleaning solution that inhibits and destroys bacteria and fungus present in the ear canal. Works for itchy, infected allergy ears, swimmer's ear & even chronic, hard-to-treat ear problems! Contains Boric Acid Powder, Apple Cider Vinegar, Gentian Violet, Isopropyl alcohol, Aloe Vera Juice, Lavendar Essential Oil & Melaleuca Essential Oil.

    Thoughts on this??


  2. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Jan 11, 2007
    I would check with someone who knows avian anatomy well. I do not know if their ear canal is the same as a dog's, so I probably wouldn't try it myself.

  3. sammi

    sammi Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 21, 2007
    Southeast USA
    I've heard of people who use ear mite drops for cats on chickens..
    but best to check with an Avian vet..

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