Eye Problem?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Shawna89, Dec 15, 2014.

  1. Shawna89

    Shawna89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My friend's rooster has this problem with his eye, he seems to not be able to see out if it! [​IMG]
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    It looks like it could be pus covering the eye, which may be from a peck wound or injury with infection, or from a respiratory disease. A closer picture may help. Infection in the eye can cause blindness if not treated, whatever the cause. I would rinse the eye with saline, and apply either Terramycin eye ointment, plain triple antibiotic ointment, or Vetericyn eye gel twice a day inside the eye. I would also use a QTip to try and remove the pus. Respiratory diseases such as MG or coryza may cause swelling and pus in the eye.
     

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