1. Foxbane

    Foxbane Hatching

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    IMG_0160.JPG IMG_0165.JPG Came home to my chickens eye/head swollen yesterday. It's about 8 weeks old and lives with it's fellow sisters. They get along great. She is still very active and eats. Doesn't seem to have respiratory problems and the area doesn't seem abnormally warm. The other chicks are fine. Does anyone have ideas as the the cause and solution?
     
  2. BY Bob

    BY Bob Proprietor, Fluffy Butt Acres

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    I have never seen that. Hopefully someone else can help. What is her name?
     
  3. Foxbane

    Foxbane Hatching

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    Her name is Spot.
     
  4. tyster19

    tyster19 In the Brooder

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    Maybe it fell or smashed into something :caf:confused::welcome
     
  5. ZachyWachy

    ZachyWachy Songster

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    Maybe she ran into the wall or something, and then she just swelled up? I have no idea.
     
  6. tyster19

    tyster19 In the Brooder

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    ZachyWachy that's exactly what i said
     
  7. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Crowing

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    Tylan50 twice a day for a few days about 1/2ml oral should help a lot.
     
  8. ZachyWachy

    ZachyWachy Songster

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    Sorry! you put it up as l was typing!:oops:
     
  9. Foxbane

    Foxbane Hatching

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    Thanks! I'll give it a try
     
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  10. ChickenLoverGia

    ChickenLoverGia Chirping

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    often times bees sting chickens RIGHT IN THE EYE, because they know if they try to sting them anywhere else (feathers) the chickens wont feel it! that could be the problem, but usually when it is a sting, the area gets swollen.
     
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