White ears??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Cloeesgirl, Sep 16, 2014.

  1. Cloeesgirl

    Cloeesgirl New Egg

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    Hi all! One of my black sexlinks is getting white ears.. they used to be red like her comb and waddle. None of my other hens are getting this, including my two other black sexlinks. She's about seven months old and has been laying for about 6 weeks. Should I be worried?

    Sorry for the horrible picture! I couldn't get her to stand still. :rolleyes:[​IMG]
     
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    I wouldn't be too concerned about it. A white earlobe in brown-lobed chickens is quite normal, it's just a genetic issue. It won't affect her health or egg production!

    - BantamLover55
     
  3. dawg53

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    Get some monostat 7 and rub it on her earlobes, apply as needed.
     
  4. Cloeesgirl

    Cloeesgirl New Egg

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    Is it something yeasty then? That actually makes total sense. I've seen yeasty spots on dogs that look similar. Thanks for the idea!
     
  5. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    It may be favus, a fungus. It is fairly common on earlobes, combs, or wattles. The monistat is miconazole which is an antifungal cream.
     
  6. canadian2828

    canadian2828 New Egg

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    Looks like my chicken but not so white. My other hens think it's ice cream and try to peck at it.
     

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