EYE Problem (pictures included)

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by yates-chicks, Aug 30, 2008.

  1. yates-chicks

    yates-chicks Out Of The Brooder

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    hey all it's me Again ...
    this morning we went an fed our chickens they were all fine
    and all these chickens have been living together from birth
    on my sport chicken he's not moving much
    and both of these chickens are laying side by side
    here is what their eyes look like
    any ideas or a cure for this problem
    thank you again very much
    i am very attached to my chickens
    i love them all to death
    Micki



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  2. chickenlady

    chickenlady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 28, 2007
    Stillwater, NJ
    That is not good. I would run to TSC and get tylan50 injectable. this will be your quickest treatment. 1/2cc once a day for 3 days for large fowl. Inject in breast just under skin, different spot each day. There are many posts regarding this in the past week. You can also clean out the eye each day.
     
  3. bwebb7

    bwebb7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Isolate the sick birds too. The Tylan is in the cattle meds area. Good luck.
     
  4. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    It sounds like Newcastle disease. I read your post about your rooster with the hanging head dying. And now I see this.
    It is also more than one bird. Im pretty sure it is END.
    Here are the symptoms for it
    Exotic Newcastle Disease (END)
    Exotic Newcastle disease (END) is a deadly viral disease affecting all species of birds. END spreads quickly
    and can infect and cause death even in vaccinated poultry.
    If you spot any of these signs, take action immediately by calling USDA’s toll-free hotline 1–866–536–7593. Or
    call your extension office, local veterinarian, State Veterinarian, or State animal/poultry diagnostic laboratory.
    Signs of END
    • Sudden death and increased death loss in flock
    • Sneezing, gasping for air, nasal discharge, coughing
    • Greenish, watery diarrhea
    • Decreased activity, tremors, drooping wings, twisting of head and neck, circling, complete stiffness
    • Swelling around the eyes and neck​
     
    Last edited: Aug 30, 2008
  5. yates-chicks

    yates-chicks Out Of The Brooder

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    aaaarrrrggghh what is the cause from this
    and these are bantam roosters
    the other was a RIR but he was far from these birds
    i went out tonight with a flashlight and looked at these and they are together in the same nest box
    no change in there eye
    i have learned that chickens get sick really quick
    they where fine 10 hours before this
    depressing ,
    something else to keep me up all night
     
  6. red reaper

    red reaper Out Of The Brooder

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    It wont be the exotic form like was posted above. It should be the much better form,I'm going through a similar thing with my flock. I talked to my university head today on the subject and he said Exotic form of newcastle disease is not in the US yet. You probably have the other form of it like I am experiencing. I made a post about it a few minutes ago under I think I have newcastle disease, you might want to follow any posts to it or add to it.
     

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