Chicken with eyes swollen shut

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by abi24, Oct 20, 2010.

  1. abi24

    abi24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can someone out there help me with my sick chicken? I was out of town for one week and my son was looking after the girls for me. The day I left he emailed me to say that one chicken had something wrong with one of here eyes.

    It has slowly gotten worse until today she is basically blind. She does not cough or try to scratch the eye at all.

    Any help would be appreciated.

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  2. Sooner

    Sooner My kids Mom!

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    I would get her separated & on anitbiotics. I would also use a warm wash cloth to clear her eyes then use vetrx on her comb. I am by far not the best person to advise but that will get you started until someone else can post. You could also do a serch on here for others that have had the same problem.
     
  3. abi24

    abi24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have checked on line and it may be Infectious Coryza.

    Has anybody out there ever had this?
     
  4. Sooner

    Sooner My kids Mom!

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    abi check the post just above this one called "hen with a swollen eye" see if that helps you.
     
  5. abi24

    abi24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you I didn't notice that post until now. It was helpful.
     

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