Bubbles in my hens eye

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by dasiy, Nov 19, 2014.

  1. dasiy

    dasiy In the Brooder

    Sep 28, 2014
    My hen is a year and a couple of months and she has bubbles in one of her eyes what should I do
  2. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Crowing

    Jan 27, 2014
    Central Oregon
    Pictures, please....
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    There could be debris in the eye. I recommend flushing the eye with saline solution.
    Also, it could possibly be the onset of a respiratory disease, normally there would be other symptoms such as; wheezing, sneezing, head shaking, gurgling, mucus in nostrils.
  4. KittieChick

    KittieChick Songster

    May 23, 2014
    Wake Forest, NC
    My 7 month rooster has one bubbly eye, no swelling, no mucus. Not raspy, he makes like a high pitched cough now and then, but they all do that when eating. Little pigs. :)

    His appetite and activity are good. We've just come off a spell of bitter cold and some rain.

    I have VETRX, I think that's what it is. Says it an be applied to the cleft in his palate. I was initially thinking he has an irritation in there.

    These are my first chickens, so I'm a little reluctant to just rush in with doing stuff. My hens have just started laying, so I also don't want any illness spreading. Gah! Suggestions?

    I noticed his eye yesterday. Day before it was clear.

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