Chicken eye .... Photos = 3

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ll, Feb 12, 2013.

  1. ll

    ll Chillin' With My Peeps

    First photo, not the best light.
    Second photo, alot of flash glare.
    Third photo is probably the best view.

    The other eye = no bump.
    Tear duct?
    Share your thoughts?



  2. aghiowa

    aghiowa Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 14, 2010
    eww sorry i don't know.
  3. ll

    ll Chillin' With My Peeps

    anyone else please share your thoughts?
  4. Bluebee

    Bluebee Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 30, 2012
    Sorry, but I have no idea.[​IMG]
  5. Fluffballs

    Fluffballs Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2012
    With my chickies!
    Sorry, idk either. She's a pretty girl, though! :)
  6. pwand

    pwand Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 10, 2007
    BC Canada
    It's hard to say what's going on, is there any other symptoms, like sneezing, possible respiratory. Maybe irritation from possible mites. Maybe a bite.
  7. ll

    ll Chillin' With My Peeps

    No other symptoms & treated with poultry dust. (and a bath with flea/tick shampoo)
    This 1yr rescue bird has been in quarantine for 10 days.
    Also has received first dose of Valbazen.
    Anyone else?
    Last edited: Feb 13, 2013
  8. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

    May 11, 2010
    Is it draining?

    If not this could be a skin tag- a genetic thing, an overgrowth of skin as a result of a previous injury or or infection.
  9. ll

    ll Chillin' With My Peeps

    No draining. Bleh. [​IMG]
    But thank you all for posting!
    If anyone else would like to guess at it, feel free to post.
  10. ll

    ll Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mixed equal parts of valbazen and water and dropped it into both eyes to rule out eyeworm.
    That was amazingly easy without a drop spilled anywhere -and the eye socket soaked it right in with no mess. Easy because the hen was wrapped in a receiving blanket. Appropriate because she was also wormed orally in the last 24hrs.

    Thank you dawg53 for your informative posts.
    Thankfully it's not presenting like the eye problems seen on here.

    Will also try neosporin. (the eye doesn't bother her)

    Before someone types "don't use the pain relief on hens" The 'caine is what is bad and neosporin doesn't use 'caines.
    Pramoxine is okay - check your antibiotic tubes at home before using.
    Last edited: Feb 13, 2013

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