Help swollen eye

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Mother hen 119, Mar 19, 2019.

  1. Mother hen 119

    Mother hen 119 Chirping

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    I noticed today that one of my chickens eye is starting to swell. How do I treat this? There is a picture of her swollen eye and a picture of her good eye. 20190319_181133.jpg 20190319_181212.jpg 20190319_181151.jpg 20190319_181116.jpg 20190319_181133.jpg
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Crossing the Road

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    Does she have any bubbles in her eye? It looks like there might be a peck mark or two around her eye. Do you think the swelling is due to that, or that she might have a respiratory infection? Is there any sneeze or cough, or nasal drainage? A swollen eye, if it wasn’t injured, can be a sign of mycoplasma (MG) which causes a sinus infection and conjunctivitis (pinkeye.) MG can be treated with Terramycin Eye Ointment and Tylan50 injectable given orally. Those can be found at many feed stores if you ask a cleark for them. Tylan is a cattle antibiotic used in chickens.
     
  3. Mother hen 119

    Mother hen 119 Chirping

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    There is some natural drainage
     
  4. Mother hen 119

    Mother hen 119 Chirping

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    I have Tyson 50. How do I give her that and how much?
     

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