Eye trouble

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by SunnyCO, Mar 25, 2015.

  1. SunnyCO

    SunnyCO Out Of The Brooder

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    This isn't good. I've been using neosporen but not improving. She doesn't seem to have any other side effects so I'm thinking just an eye issue. She's eating, foraging, laying and drinking water. Any suggestions for treatment?[​IMG]
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Do you know if it is an infection or injury to the eye? How long has it been a problem? Is there drainage, crust, or pus in the eye? Any nasal drainage or signs of a respiratory disease? Infections, injuries, cataracts, vitamin deficiency,avian encephalomyelitis, and Mareks disease are some of the causes for eye disorders. Here is a good link to read about eye disorders: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ps031
     
  3. SunnyCO

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    Seems like pus in the eye, no discharge and no signs of respitory disease(no sneezing or wheezing). No outward signs of injury. It started slow about 2-2.5 weeks ago. No problems with the other eye.
     
  4. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    A close up of the eye may help more. If it looks like pus, it should be removed. The eye can be flushed with saline, and either the Neosporin, Terramycin, or Vetericyn Eye gel can be used. A vet would probably have better antibiotics.
     

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