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EAR INFECTION???

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Scumma, Jan 6, 2014.

  1. Scumma

    Scumma Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok, so just got home and noticed something odd on the side of one of our chicks heads, never seen this before, it looks like poop coming out of it's ear area?? Pictures are below, let me know if they don't pop up..[​IMG]
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  2. pwand

    pwand Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does it rub off?
     
  3. Scumma

    Scumma Out Of The Brooder

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    I took a qtuip to it and some of it did come off... It lookes like the fuzz is gone around the area and maybe a spot of blood
     
  4. pwand

    pwand Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wonder if she was pecked. Could be infected. What color does it seem to be. If you gently squeezed, anything come out?
     
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  5. pwand

    pwand Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. Scumma

    Scumma Out Of The Brooder

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    It is a light brown and smooth looking, literally looks like some poop coming out of it's ear, can't reall squeeze anything out. It's not swollen, and the chick is acting normal eating/drinking, very active. It's in the brooder with only one other chick, I haven't noticed any signs of pecking from the other one or seen her peck
     
  7. Scumma

    Scumma Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for the thread it was helpful in how to go about cleaning it up.... I really hope it's not bad
     
  8. pwand

    pwand Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your very welcome, keep me posted how it turns out.
     
  9. Scumma

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    Got some spray, it's looking better already. Would I want to spray into the ear or just on the outside?
     
  10. pwand

    pwand Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do whats suggest in the post. I am glad it looks better. :)
     

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