Help one hen with foam in one eye

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by zabrielle23, Feb 26, 2015.

  1. zabrielle23

    zabrielle23 Out Of The Brooder

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    I noticed this today she couldn't have had it for more than one day. It was raining bad yesterday so I didn't get a good look at her. She is in a pin with two other hens and a rooster. Is there a way to heal her or is it time to say good bye. I hope not but I need to know what to do. Please respond asap!!!!!!!!!
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    This could be mycoplasma (MG,) a respiratory infection, but peck wounds around the eye can also cause foam and swelling. Antibiotics such as Tylan 50 , tetracyclines, and erythromycin can be used to treat MG, which can make carriers of the whole flock. Testing her for MG would tell you what is is for sure, so that you would know whether or not to close your flock.
     
  3. zabrielle23

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    She was sneezing a few days ago
     
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    zabrielle23 Out Of The Brooder

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    I am glad to say that she only got pecked in the eye Candace the mean one pecked her now her eye has a little blood in it. But she is fine and I am glad to hear that.[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     

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