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Please help something is wrong with my hen

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My 8 month old Orpington hen has a strange thing in her eye. I just noticed it yesterday and I think that was the first day it was there. Does anybody know what this is, how to treat it or if it is contagious to the rest of my flock? Anything helps! Thank you!
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My Olive Egger had something like this at about a 10-15 weeks of age. I don't know exactly what it is, but I'm guessing my girl got picked. All we did was put saline in her eye, and it cleared up in time. ☺

~Alex

Alex the Golden Campine- talented flier, mischievous little busybody, crackly-voiced conversationalist, loyal sidekick, and my sociable, cuddly sweetie.

 

"But God clearly shows and proves His own love for us, by the fact that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us" Romans 5:8

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Alex the Golden Campine- talented flier, mischievous little busybody, crackly-voiced conversationalist, loyal sidekick, and my sociable, cuddly sweetie.

 

"But God clearly shows and proves His own love for us, by the fact that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us" Romans 5:8

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post #3 of 5

Poor little mama!

 

X2 on rinsing with saline.

 

As long as she has an appetite and is drinking, she should be okay. If she's moving a little slower, consider separating her from the flock in a dog crate in the garage or someplace warm, quiet, and dim.

 

If you put her back with the flock, I would keep an eye out for any bullying. If you can pick out the chicken causing it, a time out in the above-mentioned dog crate for a few days usually sorts that out. :)

 

Let us know!

 

MrsB

Australorp Chickens | Nigerian Dwarf and mini-Alpine Goats | American Blue Rabbits

 

"If not now, when?"

 

Luke 22:36

Then said He unto them,

“But now, he that hath a purse, let him take it

and likewise his pack; and he that hath no sword,

let him sell his garment and buy one."

 

How I lost 70 lbs (and kept it off!): www.marksdailyapple.com

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Australorp Chickens | Nigerian Dwarf and mini-Alpine Goats | American Blue Rabbits

 

"If not now, when?"

 

Luke 22:36

Then said He unto them,

“But now, he that hath a purse, let him take it

and likewise his pack; and he that hath no sword,

let him sell his garment and buy one."

 

How I lost 70 lbs (and kept it off!): www.marksdailyapple.com

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post #4 of 5
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Thank you guys so much!! I will definitely get some saline and try it out on her tomorrow! I'll let you know what happens. Thanks again!
Edited by silkiechick1 - 3/29/16 at 8:11pm
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You're very welcome! :D Yes, please keep us updated on your baby girl's progress.

 

~Alex

Alex the Golden Campine- talented flier, mischievous little busybody, crackly-voiced conversationalist, loyal sidekick, and my sociable, cuddly sweetie.

 

"But God clearly shows and proves His own love for us, by the fact that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us" Romans 5:8

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Alex the Golden Campine- talented flier, mischievous little busybody, crackly-voiced conversationalist, loyal sidekick, and my sociable, cuddly sweetie.

 

"But God clearly shows and proves His own love for us, by the fact that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us" Romans 5:8

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