Hen with gray pupil

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by atzchicks, Feb 23, 2009.

  1. atzchicks

    atzchicks Out Of The Brooder

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    My hen is less than a year old and I noticed her eyes are smokey in the center of her pupil. She can see but I think she has touble. Does anyone know what it could be?
     
  2. PQ

    PQ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    2 of our chickens are like this one we got for free this summer she was given to much antibiotics and went blind as a chick, the other we got down the road she said he had been in a fight and got his eye pecked, his is more grey the hens is milky grey. There is nothing you can do just make sure they a thriving and happy.
     
  3. lilchick

    lilchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mereks disease....
     
  4. PQ

    PQ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Oh never thought of a disease, hope yours was just pecked... Sorry if its sick.
     
  5. atzchicks

    atzchicks Out Of The Brooder

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    My hen was hatched from egg here along with 13 others. I fixed one large watering container for all of them. she can see she just has trouble, I checked by using movement of my hand. Could it be a cataract maybe? Thank you
     
  6. atzchicks

    atzchicks Out Of The Brooder

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    What is Merecks disease? Please It's both her eyes so I don't think it's from pecking. One is worse than the other.
     
    Last edited: Feb 23, 2009
  7. atzchicks

    atzchicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you very much.
     
  8. PQ

    PQ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Please keep us posted. I pray shes been pecked... Blessings PQ
     

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