How would you know if a chicken had a ear infection?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ThePRfan, Nov 30, 2014.

  1. ThePRfan

    ThePRfan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just curious,of how would you know?How would they get them?I remembered discovering the ear.The small hole where that tuff of small feathers is right above the earlobe.Not anything like human years.But I was just curious.
     
  2. Eggcessive

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  3. KayTee

    KayTee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definitely swelling - one of my girls had an ear infection this summer.

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  4. ThePRfan

    ThePRfan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thay looks like her earlobes swollen
     
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  6. ThePRfan

    ThePRfan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well my hens have had respiratory problens,but never actually got
    an ear infection from it.
    Im just curious.
     

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