Is this Marek's?

Young chicken mama

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Are rooster flock is going good but one of the new boys has an abnormal pupil and I'm worried it's ocular Marek's. Let me know what you think. These are both sides. One is weird but the other isn't. The one he is blinking in is the normal one.he is just blinking
 

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Young chicken mama

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Can you get a different photo of the right eye?
I took many photos but his eye is so dark I needed to turn the brightness all the way up to be able to see his pupil. He is also very squimy so pictures are hard for him.hope these help
 

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I see what you're saying.
Hard to know if that's Marek's, a defect like Coloboma which can be common in birds, humans and other animals or caused by something else.

Does he seem like he can see ok? No issues with balance, eating/drinking, etc.?
It would be up to you to decide if he's healthy enough to add to your flocks or if there's risk involved. You could see about having some testing done through your state lab to see if there's any findings of disease.
 

Young chicken mama

In the Brooder
Jan 30, 2021
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3
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I see what you're saying.
Hard to know if that's Marek's, a defect like Coloboma which can be common in birds, humans and other animals or caused by something else.

Does he seem like he can see ok? No issues with balance, eating/drinking, etc.?
It would be up to you to decide if he's healthy enough to add to your flocks or if there's risk involved. You could see about having some testing done through your state lab to see if there's any findings of disease.
He can see fine and nothing else is wrong. Just his eye so I think he is fine
 

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