white stuff on chickens earlobe

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Drover, Jun 23, 2011.

  1. Drover

    Drover Out Of The Brooder

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    my buff orpington rooster recently started getting this white stuff growing on his earlobe. I will try and post a picture. I really need it gone, because I will be showing him at the fair and I dont want him disqualified:(
    does anyone know what this is and how to get rid of it?

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    Last edited: Jun 23, 2011
  2. Hangin Wit My Peeps

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  3. Blue

    Blue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From the picture, it doesn't look like it's something that's growing on the ear lobe, more like it's just the color of the ear lobe. Are you sure they haven't just started changing color? We have a hen with ear lobes that look similar to that, and they've been that way for years. It's just the color of her ear lobes.
     
  4. TanyaDonegan

    TanyaDonegan New Egg

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    My Buff Orpington and several of my Red Sex Links have developed that same white stuff on their ears/ear lobes too. I thought it looked like some kind of fungus and my Orpington scratches and scratches her ears. I too am researching what is it and how to treat it. I use Young Living Essential Oils and will try some oils on them to see if it gets rid of it. In the meantime, if anyone knows how to treat I'd be glad to hear about it!
     
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  5. Tnate

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    One of my BR has a more powdery look to the face...treating it with YL oils too.
     
  6. ivan3

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  7. Tnate

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    I started applying young livings thieves and purification in coconut oil... We shall see.
     

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