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Crusty eye

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by katmoog, Oct 28, 2015.

  1. katmoog

    katmoog Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 21, 2012
    I have a chicken with a crusty eye and swelling around the eye. What can i do to get rid of crustiness?
  2. Mutt Farm

    Mutt Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    Are you seeing any nasal drainage, coughing, sneezing, rattly or wheezy breathing? Is there any bad odor? Can you see any marks around the eye where she may have been pecked or stung? Mycoplasma (MG) and coryza are two respiratory diseases that can cause swelling around an eye with sticky drainage.

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