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Infection or Eyeworn

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Pattercorn11, Nov 17, 2015.

  1. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I was watching one of the veterinarian programs on NatGeoWild, the one about the Hawaiian vet (The Aloha Vet.) He popped out one of those pus blobs out of a chicken's eyes, so that the eye drops would be more effective in treating the eye infection. I wish you could see the video clip of the grape-sized blob, and how it was done.

    I just read where The Aloha Vet, Scott Sims, died this past July of cancer.
     
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  2. casportpony

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    Wow, how sad!

    -Kathy
     
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Yes, it is. He was fairly young, probably mid-fifties. I love all of the vet shows from Dr. Pol, the Alaska vet, exotic vet, and the new one about vet school.
     
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  5. casportpony

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    And how about the Vet school one with the turkey?

    -Kathy
     
  6. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I have only seen part of the first show so far on the vet school. Too many new programs on this fall to keep up.
     
  7. casportpony

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    Well I won't tell you in case you get a chance to watch them.

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  8. Pattercorn11

    Pattercorn11 Out Of The Brooder

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    Will do! I was able to get a little out today. I'll keep trying... Used some needle nose tweezer type things. It's a matter of holding her still so I don't gouge her eye! Eeek! I'll also make sure to not eat before or after... So nasty. The resistance that blob gives is yuck! I have tried pushing upwards on her lower lid and that stuff is like a rock!
     
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    And that peacock! Wow! I wonder if that's what her deal is! There's no way I'd be able to do that... My sister is in her 3rd year of vet school... She would totally do it for me if she were close by! Haha!
     
  10. casportpony

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    It can be hard to get out, but there's no point in treating with antibiotics until you can get most of it out.

    -Kathy
     

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