Chickens EYE looks WEIRD

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by 2 many chickens, Jan 14, 2017.

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    2 of my 21 chickens have something odd going on with their eyes. This just started, they were fine the other day. I have isolated them from the others until i figure out what's going on. Not sure if it's a virus, injury, or infection. They are both 8 month old Golden Comets. Tried to post this once already but lost the whole thread...i will attach pictures. One's eye is foamy and one is red, bumpy and watery.
     
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    Also note, the other hens all seem to be fine. Just these two girls. Any help is appreciated.
     
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  8. Wyorp Rock

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    It looks like they may have Fowl Pox. The foamy eye is a bit concerning.

    Flush the eye with saline and remove any foam/pus that you see, being careful not to disturb the bumps/lesions.
    You can apply some vetericyn eye gel or terramycin eye ointment to the eyes to help with any infection. If it is Fowl Pox, then it will usually run it's course in a few weeks.

    Keep their water station clean and sanitized, offer some extra poultry vitamins and some protein like chopped egg or tuna.

    If you have vet care available, that would be best - this give you access to better medication/ointment and if needed antibiotic treatment.

    http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2015/07/fowl-pox-prevention-treatment.html
     
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    Thanks so much guys. poor girls [​IMG]
     
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    Update; all chickens healed up a while ago and are back to their frisky pesky little selves!
     

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