Injured Serama eye

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kbbeale, Feb 10, 2009.

  1. kbbeale

    kbbeale Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a serama hen who has an owied eye. The eye itself is ok - its the ring/halo area around the eye. Its all swollen and puffy. I dont see anything visibly wrong, no damage or anything. We've put some terramyacin on it, but it doesnt seem to be helping.

    Thoughts?
     
  2. katrinag

    katrinag Chillin' With My Peeps

    How long has this been going on. Is the bird seperate from the rest of the flock? How long have you been putting med on the eye?
     
  3. kbbeale

    kbbeale Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its been about a week, yes, shes secluded and we've been putting her meds on for this week - does anyone have any ideas?
     
  4. katrinag

    katrinag Chillin' With My Peeps

    Can you post a pic of the eye?
     
  5. kbbeale

    kbbeale Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, I'll get one here in a bit when I go out to feed.

    ETA: Alright here she is. Poor thing is now all swollen up and cant see out of this eye. She obviously has some sort of infection...what should I do to care for it? As you can see it's the orbit all around the eye. She is rubbing and messing with it a bit.

    Thanks,

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    Last edited: Feb 10, 2009
  6. katrinag

    katrinag Chillin' With My Peeps

    Poor girl, I have tried internal antibotics? Like in her water.
     
  7. kbbeale

    kbbeale Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have that in here water now for nearly 2 days. I know, doesnt she look pitiful? [​IMG] Anything else that I could be doing?
     
  8. katrinag

    katrinag Chillin' With My Peeps

    Does she have any trouble breathing? Or any other symptons? Looks like an infected sinus. But don't know for use.
     
  9. kbbeale

    kbbeale Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nope, no other symptoms. She's fine otherwise.
     
  10. aberfitch

    aberfitch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hope she gets better. That looks painful!
     

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