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Hen Has Bubbles Coming out of Both Eyes and Can't See Well

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by battagliac, Oct 17, 2013.

  1. We have 1 of 9 chickens with this symptom. She is in about her 6th day of it and is not eating or drinking today, I think because she cannot see well enough to find the food. The bubbles cover about half of her eyes. We went to an avian vet yesterday and she didn't detect any respiratory problems, but since we live a long way away, she gave us antibiotics (Ciprofloxacin eye drops and Baytril pills). Have others had similar experience? Are there other things it could be? All the other chickens do not show any signs.

  2. mejumpmore1

    mejumpmore1 In the Brooder

    Oct 8, 2013
    I had two in my flock that had bubbles in their eyes. I did an eye rinse with Tylan 50 diluted (2cc tylan + 10cc sterile water) as recommended by an individual on another forum. After two days both members of my flock had clear eyes. One has what I believe is avian pox at this time, but I'm not sure that the two are related. Neither of my two experienced a loss of appetite or thirst, but I started the rinse within hours of noticing the bubbles in their eyes.

    Good luck to you! Hope your chickie gets well soon.

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