Chicken with red/orange irritated eye

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by 123chickens123, Jan 10, 2015.

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    123chickens123 New Egg

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    Hi everyone! So the past couple days I noticed that my 3 year old golden buff orpington seems to have something wrong with her eyes. Her eyes are very red/ orange color and I don't know why! We recently started using hay in our coop instead of straw so I wondered if maybe it was an allergy to the hay? She also just finished molting so maybe that has something to do with it? Also when I was researching online a bunch of people said that the chicken could have gotten pecked in the eye. And I do have an aggressive partridge Plymouth rock who I have seen peck my other girls. I am just wondering what is wrong with her eyes and how to solve the problem! Thanks
     
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    123chickens123 New Egg

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    before her eyes were a yellowish orange and now they are darker and redder. Here is a picture of what they look like now, also thanks for the link and for response!

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    the one with the irritated eyes is the yellow one, her eyes used to be about the same color as the other chicken (the brown one)
     

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