eyes matted shut

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

  1. RonnieAtkeson

    RonnieAtkeson Songster

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    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

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    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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