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Blind Chicken?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by abi24, Aug 21, 2013.

  1. abi24

    abi24 Out Of The Brooder

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    I've lost about 5 chickens in the last two weeks. When I find them there is no marks or wounds of any kind; just a dead chicken.

    Today I found this 3 year old hen completely blind. She seems to be healthy other wise.

    Could this be Merrick's disease? Thanks for your help.
     

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