Any idea what is wrong with this hen's eye?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by cocoandred, Mar 7, 2015.

  1. cocoandred

    cocoandred New Egg

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    Hi, we just added this ben to our flock (now 6 total) and noticed one of her eyes looks like this. Any idea what is wrong and what can be done? Thanks.

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  2. Bigwig

    Bigwig Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can she see out of it?
     
  3. cocoandred

    cocoandred New Egg

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    I'm not 100% sure how to tell but I think she can. She is really a really friendly Cochin and seeks us out, but maybe she could do that with just one eye?
     
  4. Bigwig

    Bigwig Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has her eye always looked like that? As for checking if she can see out of that eye just hold a piece of food near her bad eye (be sure that she can not see the food out of her other eye) and see if she will try to eat.
     
  5. cocoandred

    cocoandred New Egg

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    Not sure if it's always been this way, we just got her today. And I'll try to figure out if she can see using the method you suggested.
     
  6. cocoandred

    cocoandred New Egg

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    Still not totally sure but we think she can't see out of it.
     

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