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Old Jun 9th 2019, 02:04 PM   #1
 
  Sep 2018
  Missouri
Mother Chewing Ears

I have a mother that has chewed both her fawns ears completely down to the base. This has cause an infection in the ears and swelling. Has anyone else dealt with this and is there anything I can put on the ears to stop her from going after them. Tried blue kote and it didn't stop her.
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Old Jun 10th 2019, 05:40 AM   #2
 
  Apr 2009
we had a mother that ripped tags out of all fawns and they only way we got her to quit was to get rid of her She also chewed the tails off on her fawns
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Old Jun 10th 2019, 11:45 AM   #3
 
  Sep 2018
  Missouri
That is what I was assuming I would have to do.
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Old Jun 10th 2019, 11:56 AM   #4
 
  Jul 2012
  Kentucky
Might try feeding magnesium oxide. People feed it to hogs to keep them from biting the tails off piglets.
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Old Jun 11th 2019, 11:09 AM   #5
 
  Jun 2019
  Kentucky
We've had the same problem with a mother chewing tails and we sprayed the tail with iodine to help heal the wound faster and lessen infection.
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