Hen Attacked - missing eye

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Lorije1, Dec 14, 2011.

  1. Lorije1

    Lorije1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 13, 2010
    My poor sweet Buff Brahma Pat is always being beat up by the other chickens, so I keep her isolated with a couple of others sweet hens. Today my rooster, Poppy, flew out of the big pen and attacked Pat taking out one of her eyes (blood and vitreous fluid coming out). I have eggs boiling and a cup of plain yogurt for her, and I put her in a pen all by herself. It is warm here so flies are a concern.... help?!?!?
  2. happycountryhens

    happycountryhens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 17, 2010
    Central NY
    Hope someone helps you with this soon.
  3. csummer8882

    csummer8882 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2011
    Rockingham County, NH
    So sorry to hear this. I have no clue what to say but good luck. Hope she gets better!
  4. tinychicky

    tinychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 24, 2010
    Hollis, New Hampshire
    well she wouldn't be the first chicken to lose an eye. others have lived through it before. hopefully she will too.

    your doing the right thing, keeping her seperate. you may want to wrap her in a light cloth if she seems to be going into shock. i hope someone else chimes in with more information for you.

    good luck [​IMG]

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