foaming eyes

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by eggtraspecial, Oct 20, 2013.

  1. eggtraspecial

    eggtraspecial Out Of The Brooder

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    we have a 7 month old hen that has a white foam around the eyes, we treat her with anti-biotics for 3 days and she gets better, 5 days later its back. none of the other 32 birds are showing any signs, any suggestions?
     
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    The disease that she has might be resistant to the antibiotics. Some respiratory diseases (which I think may be what your bird is experiencing) can never fully be treated. Maybe try switching antibiotics, and see if that make a difference.
     
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Does she have any other symptoms such as facial or eye swelling, bubbles in eyes, sneeze, rattles in her lungs, or nasal drainage? She may have a chronic respiratory disease such as mycoplasma (CRD) or others. Tylan50 injection given as a shot or very carefully orally so as not to choke her, would be a good treatment, but these diseases will leave her a carrier, and may re-appear again. Here is some info: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ps044
     

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