Frothy eye.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Casper417, Feb 16, 2015.

  1. Casper417

    Casper417 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a 10 month old silkie and his eye has white froth coming from it. not loads of it but abit then when he shakes his head it comes off. he seems fine in himself crowing and eating and drinking. any ideas please,
     
    Last edited: Feb 16, 2015
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Have you added any new birds lately that could have exposed him to mycoplasma (MG or CRD?) A peck around the eye could also cause bubbles around the eye, but MG is the most common thing in absence of a peck wound. Is there any nasal drainage, sneezing, or noisy breathing? MG is best treated with Tylan (tylosin) or other antibiotics from a vet in the UK. In the US, we can buy those at most farm stores. This link to read contains information about MG and other common diseases: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ps044
     

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