crusty ears

Gary

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one of my does has crusty stuff inside her ears. i didnt see anything crawling around in there but what could this be? is this commom? what should i do?
 

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It's probably ear mites. Just put some olive oil or vegetable oil in her ears every week with a dropper (and rub it on the inside part of her ears too) for about 3 weeks. Ear mites aren't too bad ;)
 

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thanks so much guys. everyone here has been so helpful since i started this not knowing everything. thanks
 

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If you have chickens that range where the rabbits are, the ear mites may come back. A monthly check, look in the rabbits ears, then a few drops in each ear as a preventative measure. If you find ear mites, then treat daily.

thanks so much guys. everyone here has been so helpful since i started this not knowing everything. thanks
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