Left Eye Won't Open

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  1. gabbychickens44

    gabbychickens44 New Egg

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    My 41/2 year old light brahma hen's left eye is sort of fluttering open and shut. Most of the time she will keep is shut. Then, she will open it up, and then close it. That has happened since 4:30 pm or so, because I didn't see them until I came home. My sister let them out to roam this morning, and said she were fine. Her right eye is clear and doesn't appear to have any problems. She's been acting normally, it's just her left eye. She is also eating/drinking and responding. Her physical appearance is also ok. Should I be aware of something? Please try to answer as I am new here and would love if you could help. Thanks.
     
  2. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Would you know if she had some kind of head injury lately, maybe another chicken pecking her in the head? She may have had a slight stroke.
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.

    I'm sorry to hear about your bird! I would definitely post in the Emergencies section.
     
  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! sorry about your hen, hope she is OK.
     
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    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm sorry about your hen! [​IMG]
     
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