extra large eye

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by klf73, May 2, 2009.

  1. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    I have a chick that hatched that had an eye larger than the other. Now at a couple of weeks old it is getting even bigger. Almost looks like it might pop out of it's head. Does anyone know what this is about? I was hoping this one would make it as it was the only one I got from a specific mating. Any way to treat? I am probably just reaching for straws here, but gotta ask...
    thanks in advance for the help

    eta- I will try to get a pic tomorrow with the assitance of one of my older kids
    Last edited: May 2, 2009

  2. Jenski

    Jenski Songster

    Jun 17, 2008
    Middle Tennessee
    Pics will definitely help. What breed?
  3. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    It's an araucana (I think [​IMG] , I had project lav ameraucana hatch at the same time) so I will have to take a better look at it....I just don't want them to get all riled up again if I go to get a pic this late, I can hear them quite well from my bedroom

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