Eye pecked -- Can he live a normal life?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by SkyWarrior, Aug 31, 2011.

  1. SkyWarrior

    SkyWarrior Songster

    Apr 2, 2010
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    One of my new Barnevelder roos got his eye pecked and is now blind in that eye. [​IMG] I've had this happen with another bird and because he kept twisting his neck up to see, he never got any food and I had to put him down. This bird does something similar, but seems to want to eat.

    Thoughts? Comments? [​IMG]
     
  2. CapricornFarm

    CapricornFarm Chicken Tender

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    Give him a chance, I have heard of chickens surviving with one eye.
     
  3. amberflea

    amberflea Songster

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    I had a completely blind chicken that lived fine, until it accidentally wondered out on the road and was hit by a car:(
     
  4. stargirl

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  5. Tmatthews

    Tmatthews In the Brooder

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    I agree! I have one chicken that went blind in one eye due to an infection and she does absolutely fine! [​IMG]
     

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