Chicken with eyes swollen shut

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by baileytacey1, Oct 12, 2009.

  1. baileytacey1

    baileytacey1 New Egg

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    I have a chicken with her eyes swollen shut and she is making a gasping sound and look. what should I do?
     
  2. JayBird+16

    JayBird+16 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Would need a bit more info. Don't know about the eyes, but have you looked up gapeworm?
     
  3. purpletree23

    purpletree23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When my chickens had those symptoms it was diagnosed as an upper respiratory infection. Call your local feed store and talk to someone who has been there a while and see what meds they have.
     

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