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Miss Chook: Ear infection??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by d.k, Apr 9, 2008.

  1. d.k

    d.k red-headed stepchild

    * Hey all- Think my girl has an ear infection. Very restless and 'tempy' @ 2-ish in the a.m.. Gave water and a light misting from a spray bottle to cool her off and she slept. Laid early, and she ate a good lunch after which I looked her over good. She still seems tempy and I found a minut amt. of dry browning drainage in the left ear fringies. What d'ya'll think???
     
  2. dlhunicorn

    dlhunicorn Human Encyclopedia

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    Did she have a recent respiratory illness? If not it migh be due to mites... can you get to a vet?
    Try posting on Peter Browns forum from First STate Vet Supply... ( wwwfeatherfanciers.com) He can also provide you with the meds you will need.
     
  3. d.k

    d.k red-headed stepchild

    *Thanks, dlhunicorn- no respiratory but I had been eyeballing the base of her comb the past few days-- sometimes looks like sand bits there, but may be mites. ED: They couldn't give her a fever, though, could they?? OH! Could hiccuphs indicate respiratory?? She's had them 3 times in as many days . . . .
     
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  4. dlhunicorn

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    check her REAL good for stick-tight lice...these are known to be around the face and are difficult to get rid of.... If you can get to a vet do so...this can get bad fast.
     
  5. d.k

    d.k red-headed stepchild

    * Could s/t lice be the cause of the fever, dl???
     
  6. d.k

    d.k red-headed stepchild

    * Could s/t lice be the cause of the fever, dl??? (sorry.[​IMG])
     
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  7. Pine Grove

    Pine Grove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sticktight Fleas wont cause a fever, Ear mites will cause ear infection/fever...VetRx will treat either mites in the ear or sticktight fleas on the face
     
  8. d.k

    d.k red-headed stepchild

    * Thanks, PG.
     
  9. d.k

    d.k red-headed stepchild

    * Don't know how to update-- so I'm here instead. . . Chook seems a smidgeon better but it IS MITES; I saw one today. Got sevin for outside, but wondering if I should ivomec her to off mites and worm at the same time. . . ????
     

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