Possible Ear mites?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jesus freak, Dec 8, 2011.

  1. jesus freak

    jesus freak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 20, 2011
    One of my roosters moves his head like he is trying to pop his neck but Iv'e only seen him do it a couple of times. He is an 8 month old white Leghorn and I'm wondering if this is an okay thing or do I need to check him for ear mites. If so how do I do this? Thanks [​IMG]
  2. Chicken_Pauper

    Chicken_Pauper Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2011
    Southern California
    Have you ever wormed him? And, check for mites on the vent and under the wings ("armpits")... and does he have mites on his comb?

    Search here.. on BYC... "worming".... "Sevin Dust for mites"... "worming with Valbazen".. "mites"... "head shaking", etc.

    Good luck.
  3. klmclain1

    klmclain1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 14, 2011
    Also search for ear infections..believe it or not - they get them!

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