Torn earlobe

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by CAchicgirl, Jan 12, 2013.

  1. CAchicgirl

    CAchicgirl New Egg

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    I noticed yesterday that one of my hens has a torn earlobe. I am guessing it't from fighting with the rooster. It didn't bleed but it is torn wide open. I don't know what to do with it. She doesn't seem to be in any pain, she act fine, is eating good. Should I start her on antibiotics so infection doesn't set in or just watch it? I don't know if this is something that will heal back by itself. I have only had chicken since March of last year. Any advice is greatly appreciated!
    Thank you,
    Stephanie
     
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  3. Could you post pics? It would be easier to see how bad it's torn ;)
     
  4. CAchicgirl

    CAchicgirl New Egg

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    It is bleeding a little this morning as she shakes her head. It looks nasty.
     

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