Help...whats wrong with my blrw hen? Eye infection?
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Its possibly a little difficult to say, as she could just be scared witless of the other hens. re: the eye issue - you could try getting some eye drops - something like neosporin (or any other triple antibiotic) from a pharmacy (they are meant for humans) and maybe put some vitamin supplements / electrolytes in the whole flocks' water. I'm kinda guessing, but doing this will certainly not do any harm and who knows - it might do the trick.
I would get some Vetericyn Eye Wash or the Eye Gel to put into the eye twice daily, and open the chicken's eye gently in case it is stuck together. Bring her outside with you where the others hang out, and sit in a chair to watch the interaction. Having a sore eye that won't open would definitely cause one to be timid. Look inside the eye to make sure that the color and pupil look like the other eye.