Chicks born with cataracts!!! Please help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by khawdashhtchngs, Mar 14, 2015.

  1. khawdashhtchngs

    khawdashhtchngs Chirping

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    What would cause a chick to be born blind with cataracts besides genetic issues? please help me anyway you can, i dont want this to happen again if its my fault. Thankyou so much
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Look up "eye disorders in chickens" on Google. Vitamin E deficiency in parent stock, and avian encephalomyelitis (AE) in a chick can cause cataracts.
     

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