chicken's eye lid is black and bleeding!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by familyfarm1, Sep 20, 2013.

  1. familyfarm1

    familyfarm1 Overrun With Chickens

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    I went out to the coop and noticed that Sally's left eye lid had some black stuff on it. some came off when I wiped it, but it started to bleed a little.

    any ideas?
     
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Could you post a photo? It sounds like it could have been a scab (probably from picking--chickens, even if they get along most of the time, will injure eachother from time to time) that just got scratched off.
     
  3. familyfarm1

    familyfarm1 Overrun With Chickens

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    I am trying... but it wont let me get to my picture folder...
     
  4. Eggcessive

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  5. familyfarm1

    familyfarm1 Overrun With Chickens

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    YAHOOOOO!!! It looks just like the peck wounds. glad it's not fowl pox! what do you advise for the pecking problem and the wound?

    thank you so much! [​IMG]
     
  6. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    Watch it since it is on the eye--most of my rooster's peck wounds on his comb healed in about 3 weeks. Glad to hear it's not pox.
     
  7. familyfarm1

    familyfarm1 Overrun With Chickens

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    Can chickens eat raw beans???
     
  8. MEMama3

    MEMama3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    not raw/dry. Only cooked.
     
  9. familyfarm1

    familyfarm1 Overrun With Chickens

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    Can Chickens eat clam chowder?
    PLEASE REPLY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  10. BantamLover21

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    Quote:Probably; I'm sure it wouldn't hurt them. But I wouldn't make it their main diet.
     
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