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eye infection. what do I do?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by nbradford, Aug 23, 2010.

  1. nbradford

    nbradford In the Brooder

    May 6, 2009
    I have a year old orpington with a swollen and cloudy eye. She also has a runny nose. She doesn't seem to be rattling or having trouble breathing but her eye looks terrible. We just brought five new hens into the coop the day before yesterday but they've been in a cage within the coop up until now. The other hens seem okay but should I be doing something to treat them as well?

    We took the sick hen out for now. Any thoughts on putting antibiotic ointment on her eye for the time being?

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