Chicken disease??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by forbero, Nov 8, 2009.

  1. forbero

    forbero Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi,
    I have had 2 of 3 chickens die that i got from the same person, one died unexpectedly, the other had an irriatated eye for a few days before dying. The 3rd chicken i got from him just got an eye infection today- she keeps the right eye closed most of the time and it's a bit red and swollen. She is not lethargic, but she does stand around more the others opposed to pecking around at the ground. She is also small for her breed (she is a 23 week old Salmon Fav and is not more than 4 lbs). The other 2 that died were also small. She does eat and drink well as far as i can tell. She has not started laying.
    Is there any diseases that might be characterized by these symptoms (or lack of- the eye maybe, lethargy at the very end of life, low weight).
    I have 5 other chickens that are all healthy and normal weights.
    Thanks.
     
  2. forbero

    forbero Out Of The Brooder

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    The other 2 chickens died sometime between 12 and 16 weeks of age.
     
  3. hen-thusiast

    hen-thusiast Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2009
    Utah
  4. forbero

    forbero Out Of The Brooder

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    Her poops are fine from what i can tell. She has no other symptoms.
     
  5. hen-thusiast

    hen-thusiast Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2009
    Utah
    [​IMG] Sorry I can't help you. Hopefully someone else jumps on. [​IMG]
     

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