What is this??!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Jlynn7, Jan 20, 2015.

  1. Jlynn7

    Jlynn7 Out Of The Brooder

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    I noticed this white spot on my hen, its spreading very slowly, she is acting normal, eating drinking great, laying everyday, heres a picture...she is 7 months old , rhode island red, what is this? [​IMG]
     
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  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    It's possible that it is a fungal infection called favus. It won't hurt her to apply an antifungal such as miconazole (Monistat 7) or Lotrimin cream to her earlobe daily to see if it clears it up.
     
  3. Jlynn7

    Jlynn7 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you so much for the response! I'll give that a try and see if it helps :)
     
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    Just an update, I used the monistat on her and it worked like a charm, thanks again!
     

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