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Hard bump on hens eye

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by AZ CHICK, Nov 18, 2013.


    AZ CHICK Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 2, 2013
    This is my 8 month old Easter Egger. She has a hard bump next to her eye. Her eye is watery and she scrathes it. Does anyone know what it is and how I should treat it?
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    The scab next to the eye could possibly be fowl pox, except it doesn't look exactly like that. Your chicken's pupil looks very dilated (enlarged) Is the other eye like that? Did your chicken have a Mareks vaccination? Look at the eye closely to see if there is anything unusual--eyeworm is rather rare, but if she had this, she would be scratching it like crazy.
    Last edited: Nov 18, 2013

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