Bubbles in it's eyes????

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Jencleg, May 12, 2011.

  1. Jencleg

    Jencleg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have an approx 1 month old silkie that is having problems with his eyes...they keep getting bubbles in them?? [​IMG] Any ideas? Is it sickly? Will it give the other babies bubbly eyes too??? Thank you!!
     
  2. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    It really depends on what is causing the bubbles in the eyes as to whether it can be spread to the rest of your flock.
    Any other symptoms? Discharge from the nares, sneezing/coughing?
     
  3. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am treating my turkey for this now - it has only gotten worse - I am treating him with tylan 50 - the first time, I did it for 5 days - that was not long enough - it is some kind of bacterial infection and it SPREADS, so far, one of my bantams got it also and I am now treating him.
    I suggest you treat with antibiotics soon and keep him isolated
     
  4. Jencleg

    Jencleg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh yeah.....I forgot to mention that I got them on Monday, and this is our first encounter with chicks....so yall are speaking greek to me!! Yikes! How long till I know if the others have caught it??
     
  5. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You won't know until the other one gets a bubbly eye also
     
  6. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    Did they all come from the same place? If so, are these the only birds you have?
    If they are new, they need to be quarantined from the rest of your flock.
    Is there any discharge from the holes in the beak(nares)?
     
  7. Jencleg

    Jencleg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These are only chicks...and I have NOT noticed anything from thier noses, but I also have only been able to handle them for short spurts of time over the last few days and with 6 chicks, we have not spent any real time concentrating on just 1 chick... [​IMG]
     
  8. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    You are dealing with a chronic respiratory disease (CRD.) Here's a link that you can go through and read the symptoms and treatments.
    http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ps044
     
  9. Jencleg

    Jencleg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    UPDATE!! I went to check the chicks on Tuesday, his eyes were better! I had taken them off of the pine shavings, could it have just been irritation? or allergy? I did NOT get around to treating it with antibiotics so...is it a miracle? or just coincidence? [​IMG]
     
  10. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you didn't do anything, then it will come back. Have you treated it?
     

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