eyes matted shut

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by RonnieAtkeson, Apr 10, 2009.

  1. RonnieAtkeson

    RonnieAtkeson Songster

    Sep 12, 2008
    Tahlequah Oklahoma
    I bought some older silkies a month or so back. When i got home i noticed one couldnt open on of its eyes. It laster died. Now ive had trouble with chicks gettin there eyes matted shut and dieing on me. When i get there eyes cleaned up and opened drainage comes out. What is this? Ive never had any trouble until now.

  2. lone cedar farm

    lone cedar farm Songster

    Jan 25, 2009
    Menlo, Ga.
    Could possibly be Coryza are they raspy-lethargic-eye swelling, foamy, very nasty disease and will spread throught most of the flock.
    I would isolate and treat with vet-rx and teramycin in the eyes.

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