Torn earlobe on half.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by GhettoRoo, Feb 23, 2015.

  1. GhettoRoo

    GhettoRoo Songster

    466
    27
    106
    Oct 7, 2014
    Hello. So one of my hens had pecked earlobe. Just imagine ''O'' sign on half. like this: ( / )
    Like with a knife in middle.
    Any suggestions?
     
  2. GhettoRoo

    GhettoRoo Songster

    466
    27
    106
    Oct 7, 2014
    The ear is like pocket, u know. SO im worried about dirt getting inside it.
     
  3. GhettoRoo

    GhettoRoo Songster

    466
    27
    106
    Oct 7, 2014
    ? Just washed, and and cleaned with hydrogen.
     
  4. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Free Ranging Premium Member

    33,712
    8,706
    661
    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    Peroxide is good for cleaning something like that at first, and you can use QTips to get down inside. Iodine or antibiotic ointment can be used to help prevent infection. I wouldn't use the peroxide other than the first day or two, so that it doesn't prevent healing.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by