Eye bubbles

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Meg-in-MT, Mar 14, 2019.

  1. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Enabler

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    It is kind of interesting about eye bubbles—I have never been able to find information on what causes them in birds. Is it a pressure change in the eye? Is is the secretions in the eye when there is damage or infection—maybe? It would be good to have someone explain it to me. My husband and I both are in the medical field, and neither one of us know.
     
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  2. Mosey2003

    Mosey2003 Crowing

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    To be clear, I wasn't questioning the validity of your advice :) Just wondering if there was something I didn't know about which way was better, effectiveness-wise.
     
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  3. Eggcessive

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    Well, injecting Tylan would work faster, but if oral antibiotics are absorbed well, they should be just as good. I am not a vet, but have experience with medications.
     
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  4. Meg-in-MT

    Meg-in-MT Free Ranging

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    I checked everyone over good last night. No eye bubbles, no respiratory distress, coughing or heavy breathing. I didn't know an injury could cause their eye to foam up like that, but I think that almost had to be it? Would you most likely see another issue other than the eye?

    Thank you for the advice. I've been reading about the VND in California and it's got me a bit paranoid. :oops:
     
  5. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Here's a link for you to read regarding chicken eye problems:
    http://www.raising-chickens.org/chicken-eye.html
     
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