I thought my 2 buff orpingtons (about 15 weeks old) had fowl pox. And maybe they do, but one has gone from bad to worse. Her eyes are huge, puffy, and sealed. They've been like this 4 days. I've been giving her water and yogurt and whatever else thru a syringe. That works great sometimes and others not so much. Now her sister, who had the same looking pox, also has a sealed eye. It's not as puffy, but it doesn't look good. Any help would be appreciated. I've been putting antibiotic ointment on the eyes as well.
The 2 pics with the gross eyes are both on 1 bird. The other is one side of the face of my healthier bird. That's what the other bird looked like less than a week ago. :(
I've only had chickens a few months and this is the first time I've had to deal with something like this, so any info would be awesome. I've searched thru the forums and I'm still just not sure what else to do. Thanks.
They are still chirping, and active. But I worry about their sight if they heal and I wonder if there's more I should be doing?? I've been putting antibiotic ointment on the eyes as well.