bubbles/foam in one eye, not swolen. I do have one hen who is quite the bully

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by miss kat cabuco, Jan 22, 2017.

  1. miss kat cabuco

    miss kat cabuco Out Of The Brooder

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    Any idea what should be done about the hen with eye problem and the bully hen??
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Foam or bubbles in the eye sometimes are a first symptom of a respiratory disease mycoplasma (MG.) But an irritated eye or pecked ey could also cause it. I would clean her eye discharge, and apply some Vetericyn eye wash or eye gel, or some Terramycin eye ointment, or just saline contact lens drops. Watch for nasal drainage, swelling of the eyelid or pus in the eye, sneezing, gasping, or labored breathing. I have a hen with feathers around her face that sometimes gets bubbles in her eyes on very cold mornings, but they clear up during the day. Hers seems to be from irritation and cold.
     

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