eye has pus

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by digghere1000, Nov 21, 2014.

  1. digghere1000

    digghere1000 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm not sure what is happening to the rooster's eye. Any help that you can give would be greatly appreciated.



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  2. digghere1000

    digghere1000 Out Of The Brooder

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    What should I do to treat his eye?
     
  3. digghere1000

    digghere1000 Out Of The Brooder

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    Please help!!!!!!!
     
  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    What is the problem with his eye? I dont see swelling, bubbles etc...?
     
  5. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    I see what look like tiny raised ulcers. Not sure what one would treat that with.

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  6. Michael Apple

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    It could be some slight inflammation from a foreign particles or bacteria. You could try some Terramycin eye ointment for a couple days and see if there's improvement.
     
  7. digghere1000

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    @dawg53, I just upload an image with swelling eye
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  8. dawg53

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    He may have scratched his eye due to irritation from debris lodged in the eye. I recommend liberally flushing the eye with saline solution and then applying terramycin eye ointment as mentioned by Michael Apple. If there isnt any improvement in several days, consider a course of gallimycin soluable powder mixed in water or a drop or two of tylan 50 injectable liquid into the eye once a day for 5 days.
     
  9. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    That's a much better picture. Might be conjunctivitis and that you could treat with terramycin eye ointment like Dawg suggested.

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  10. Michael Apple

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    That's the word:

    Conjunctivitis is common in all domestic species. Primary infectious conjunctivitis caused by different bacteria, viruses, mycoplasma, fungi, and parasites affect several species. The etiologic agents vary from infectious to environmental irritants. The signs are hyperemia, chemosis, ocular discharge, follicular hyperplasia, and mild ocular discomfort. The appearance of the conjunctiva usually is not sufficiently distinctive to suggest the etiologic agent, and specific diagnosis depends on history, physical examination, conjunctival scrapings and culture, Schirmer tear test, and occasionally biopsy. recurrence of FHV-1 conjunctivitis and keratitis.
    http://www.merckmanuals.com/vet/search.html?qt=&st=conjunctivitis+poultry&qp=&charset=&la=&start=0
     

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