Fowl pox and blindness

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Ajime30, Oct 20, 2015.

  1. Ajime30

    Ajime30 New Egg

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    I have a small rooster that got fowl pox and got an infection in the eyes I got antibiotics and all that stuff and the scabs just got off his eyes but I don't know if its blind or not his eyes look fine but have lots of liquid inside can somebody tell me if it will be able to see
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    Blindness after a pox infection can be common if there is a bacterial secondary infection. I would try to flush his eyes with Vetericyn eye wash or eye gel. Consulting a vet if possible for antibiotic eye drops, which would be the best thing to do if available. Have a look at this article and scroll down the page to read about eye infections: http://www.thepoultrysite.com/publications/6/diseases-of-poultry/195/fowl-pox/
     

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