Bubbles forming in corner of eye.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by new chick 203, Jan 12, 2013.

  1. new chick 203

    new chick 203 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a small flock and my 2.5 year old EE had bubbles in the corner of one eye this morning. Otherwise she seemed perfectly fine. I watched them as they ranged this morning and the bubbles would go away (pop) and then start forming again in the same eye. Should I be concerned?
     
  2. new chick 203

    new chick 203 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. I just picked up some VetRx. I'll try that first and see how the next few days go.
     
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    VetRx isnt an antibiotic. I recommend tylan 50 injectable, 1/2cc given orally once a day for 5-7 days, no more than 7 days.
     
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    20130207536880 New Egg

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    This sounds like Mycoplasma. Symptoms include seeing foam or bubbles in the corner of the bird's eye which is later followed by rattles in the chest, swollen sinuses and respiratory distress. Treatment is antibiotics prescribed by your veterinary surgeon. The bird MUST be kept quarantined and kept warm.

    This disease is very contagious and easily transmitted by wild birds, on your boots, equipment and on your clothing.

    If your chicken does have this disease, they will remain carriers of the disease and will need to remain quarantined from the rest of the flock.
     

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