Does a chickens eyes turn white when they sleep?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Labbec, Mar 14, 2016.

  1. Labbec

    Labbec New Egg

    Feb 5, 2016
    My chicken has a white film over her eyes that lifts when she turns her head and is startled. She is laying on a nest and has not got up. She has the white film over her eyes while she is laying there. Is this normal for when a chicken sleeps? or is something wrong with her?
  2. XxMingirlxX

    XxMingirlxX Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 12, 2013
    Lancashire, England
    Chickens have a translucent third eyelid that goes across the eye, could this be what you are seeing?

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