HELP! what is it?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by TinyBirds, Jan 3, 2010.

  1. TinyBirds

    TinyBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Turns out some farms in our area had fowl pox - and luckily just a few of our young birds got it and I moved them indoors right away to avoid exposing our older birds. They're fine now, but it was scary not knowing what it was! The pox on the eyelid caused some to have an eye that looked bubbly and super yucky.
     
    Last edited: Apr 27, 2010
  2. Sooner

    Sooner My kids Mom!

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  3. farmin'chick

    farmin'chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first chicken looks like she's definitely scratching at her eye -- please check for mites and dust them, but be careful not to get the dust into their eyes, since they're already irritated.
     

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