Been on anitbiotics 8 days and her eye is still swollen

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by robinwiththechickens, May 6, 2011.

  1. robinwiththechickens

    robinwiththechickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 28, 2011
    Riverton, Wyoming
    I have a 6-week old EE pullet that has a swollen bubbly eye. She has been on antibiotics for over a week and while the swelling has gone down some, it hasn't gone away. This morning when I checked it looked like it had a pieces of fluff in it. I removed the fluff and tried to get a picture of the eye, but this is all I got:


    She is eating and drinking and running around like normal. She does seem to be partially blind on that side but seems ok with it.

    Is there anything else I can do for her, beside giggle over that picture?
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Then it's a virus, not a bacteria, I'd say. Viruses do not respond to antibiotics.

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