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Blindness?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by lfoose, Dec 9, 2007.

  1. lfoose

    lfoose Songster

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    I have a Silkie that I believe is blind. One of the eyes reminds me of what a dogs would look like when it has cataracts.

    No one picks on her and she seems to know where the food bowl is. If there is a treat on the ground, she has trouble getting it.

    She has always been the smallest and thinnest of the bunch but also pretty fiesty.

    Will she be able to continue to live in the coop with the others?
     
  2. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

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    southern28chick has a thread all about her blind hen. If the other birds are leaving her alone and she manages to get to feed, water and to roost then leave her be. I would certainly keep an eye on her always though. She is one lucky bird to have you.
     
  3. picklespickles

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    Oct 27, 2007
    that is great she is getting along so well.
     

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