HELP! Is this a fungus?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jpayne, May 28, 2011.

  1. jpayne

    jpayne Hatching

    May 28, 2011
    I've looked over at some pictures here and various places, and think this could possibly be favus. She has a white/yellowish color on one of her earlobes. I would like some experienced opinions on it. I've had chickens all my life, and never had a fungus problem. Thank you to everyone for such a wonderful resource to turn to. Since new members can't post photos or links, how can I show you folks what i'm talking about?
  2. Judy

    Judy Crowing

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    If you don't see any pus or redness, I don't see how it could hurt to find out by treating it as if it were, with one of the athlete's foot (antifungal) creams or ointments.

    I doubt a pic would make much difference, it's going to be guesswork anyway. Good luck.

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