Chicken with pupiled eye each side....

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by eeiko321, Sep 26, 2008.

  1. eeiko321

    eeiko321 Songster

    Sep 1, 2008
    hi guys

    ive got a hen that has 2 different pupil sized eyes.....

    one is a large pupil which is normal i think.....or i always see pictures of chickens with large pupuils

    but the one on the other side is very small...

    i thought it was blind on the smaller pupiled side...
    but it isnt...ive tested it and it can see both sides just as well......

    why is this?
    could anyone explain?>
  2. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    LOL !!!! Sorry, Only makes me giggle a little b/c one of my pupils is smaller than the other (thank god I have dark brown eyes, so its not to noticable)..... Went to the doc about it a while ago and had all kinds of test done and saw all kinds of eye docs only to find out it was called an "aides" pupil (named after the doc who figured out what it was).... cause from either a real bad cold or a punch to the head.... well since I know for sure I didnt get punched in the head I figure it was from a bad cold (had many of those) Sorry to get off subject here, I have no idea if chickens can get the same thing but who knows !!!! Has she had/have a cold ???
  3. eeiko321

    eeiko321 Songster

    Sep 1, 2008
    Quote:well im not sure
    this one is at least a couple years old
    im not sure the history
    it just flew in one day and i started to keep it as a pet

    well who knows
    this chicken is really nervous maybe its had a head concussion?
    who knows

    but yeah its just really notcable thats all......
  4. dlhunicorn

    dlhunicorn Human Encyclopedia

    Jan 11, 2007
    Last edited: Sep 28, 2008
  5. eeiko321

    eeiko321 Songster

    Sep 1, 2008
    Quote:hey there

    thanks for the reply
    umm i can see what ur post is trying to describe..

    looks as if the pupil starting to go blind..

    nah its just different size
    ill try catch it and take some pics

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