Chicken with some kind of parasites/eggs around the eye

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ChickenEllis, Sep 7, 2014.

  1. ChickenEllis

    ChickenEllis Out Of The Brooder

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    I just noticed today that one of my chickens has some kind of weird parasites or eggs mostly around it's eyes. You can see them the best in the last photo. Any idea what they are? The chicken doesn't seem to be acting any different.



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  2. welasharon

    welasharon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Stick tight fleas maybe?
     
  3. ChickenEllis

    ChickenEllis Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you so much. That is exactly what she has. On closer inspection i see that my other 4 chickens have the same issue to a lesser degree. Looks like some great treatments in that link. I will get right to it.
     
  4. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    OMG!!! One of my hens has been having black spots all around her eyes. I will have to look closer. With a magnifying glass.
     

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