foaming eyes

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

  1. eggtraspecial

    eggtraspecial Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 20, 2013
    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

    Jul 24, 2013
    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 Flock Master Premium Member

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    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:

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