Dear all, I was wondering if anyone has encountered it - our young (under 1 year) Minorca rooster Aleandro had a beautiful, straight, gigantic comb, but over a course of a few weeks it went down to one side (as his breeder explained, because of lack of sunshine in the large crate where he lives), and about a week ago we noticed that it had puss underneath - where it comes in touch with his head. We started washing it with peroxide (taking care not to put any in his eye), but the puss is, as always seems to be in chickens, very hard and firmly attached to the dead tissue as well as live flesh. It's hard to even remove it with tweezers We then started to spray Betadine (iodine) on the wound to hopefully help it dry up, but also with no great results so far. I enquired about him with our vet and he recommended to try Synulox (antibiotic) in pills as well as Fucidine ointment. It's been about 3-4 days now on the antibiotics but the scene is still the same (rather grave). The problem is that his comb is so gigantic and now that it is falling over his eye, everything underneath it remains wet and even his eye is squished by the comb. Is there a way to support the comb - like a brace for the comb, or maybe something can be made with the help of a sock or something? We've been trying to invent something but nothing good comes to mind. If you've had a similar situation, please do share what could be done to help. We are very ready to have our vet remove his comb surgically also if that's the only thing to do, but for now the doctor did recommend to try antibiotics for 10 days, so we are trying (and in the meantime looking for a solution to support his comb upwards somehow). Thanks a lot in advance!