Bloody eyes

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jwheeler50, May 6, 2016.

  1. jwheeler50

    jwheeler50 New Egg

    2
    0
    9
    May 6, 2016
    This little one just arrived today while we were at work. No idea what this odd condition is. Looks bloody around the eyes, or at least red, and some blood around the nostrils. Anyone have advice or know what this is from? First time I've seen this in three years.[​IMG]
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

    30,973
    22,093
    736
    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
  3. jwheeler50

    jwheeler50 New Egg

    2
    0
    9
    May 6, 2016
    Not sure about pecking. This was a lone hatch. Just found it under mom among other unmatched eggs. Made it through the fist night after segregation and keeping under a lamp. But this morning it's eyes were glued shut. Rubbed with water and got them open. Looks like dried blood or just red skin around the eyes. We'll see what happens with time I guess.
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    84,499
    3,821
    646
    Jun 15, 2012
    Washington
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
    1 person likes this.
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    84,700
    14,500
    816
    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Wonder if mom attacked him. I think the little guy will do much better if you could raise in a brooder with a heat lamp. Really think he was pecked and he couldn't do that to his own eye.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by