Blind chicken closed eye!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by AshleyJMacy, Apr 21, 2016.

  1. AshleyJMacy

    AshleyJMacy New Egg

    5
    0
    7
    Apr 21, 2016
    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CgkpgncWwAAXAGc.jpg:large

    I have a chicken who is blind in both eyes. This morning whenI went to go let her out. Her left eye was sealed with some sort of white stuff. It wasn't goopy at all. It almost looked like white fur covering her eye. Can anyone tell me what it is, and if there is eye drops or some sort of medicine for it??
     
  2. sdaikus

    sdaikus Chillin' With My Peeps

    114
    10
    71
    Mar 20, 2016
    It looks like her eyes are closed and thats her eye lid. I hope its nothing serious..

    I hope someone can help you! Good luck with her, she's beautiful.
     
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

    30,714
    5,066
    561
    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    Can you get a better picture with light on the face? She looks like she has been pecked ion her comb. It is possible that she was pecked in the eye or the chickens are pecking her because she is ill. Is she having any signs of a respiratory infection, such as nasal drainage, gasping, wheezing, or sneezing?
     
  4. AshleyJMacy

    AshleyJMacy New Egg

    5
    0
    7
    Apr 21, 2016

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by