Irregular pupil in buff orpington duckling

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by cl0ud, Sep 15, 2014.

  1. cl0ud

    cl0ud Out Of The Brooder

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    My ducks are just about one month old

    Today I noticed that one's left pupil was irregular

    It starts like a perfect little pupil but at the bottom it looks like a rectangle is attached

    Any thoughts as to what it is before I get her checked out?

    Other than that she appears to be in perfect health

    The pictures aren't the best, but hey

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  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    I cannot see what you are pointing out...does it look like it is inside the eye?
     
  3. Amykins

    Amykins Overrun With Chickens

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    I think it's that strange dark splot in the lower portion of the eye, almost like a double-pupil? I just kinda thought that was the light, though. o.o;; Is that what you're pointing out, Cl0ud?
     
  4. Eluria

    Eluria Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Amykins

    Amykins Overrun With Chickens

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    Whoaaaa, I think you may be right! That's cool! I mean, if it doesn't hinder the bird's vision, which I don't think it does, it doesn't look severe enough.
     
  6. cl0ud

    cl0ud Out Of The Brooder

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    Yeah
    I had to take the picture with my phone, and my ducks don't exactly at still on command

    I snapped a selfie holding my duck, zoomed in you can see it a bit better

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  7. cl0ud

    cl0ud Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the info! I didn't see any of this while I was googling possible explanations, very interesting!
     
  8. MommaHenn

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    Yes, that is an irregular shape to the iris. It would effect the eye's ability to block out extra light. Being that the eye can still blink, I wouldn't worry about it.
     

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