misshapen pupil *pics added*

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by sunket77, May 15, 2011.

  1. sunket77

    sunket77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have an aprox. 8 week old blue copper marans pullet that I bought in a trio at a show in April. I noticed recently that one of her eyes has a misshapen pupil. (of course I didn't notice when I bought her [​IMG] ) She seems to be perfectly healthy otherwise. I can try to get a picture if it helps. But it's like indented in a couple of places. Anyone have any ideas? I don't think it's mereks, I have had her for over a month and she hasn't shown any signs of illness. But some re-assurance would be nice [​IMG]
     
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  2. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    My first thought was Markes too... hmmmmm [​IMG]
     
  3. dawg53

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    I dont think it's marek's neither, there would be other signs. Here's a pic of a normal eye compared to one with ocular marek's.
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  4. sunket77

    sunket77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok I finally got a decent picture...the more I look at it the more it looks like the iris and not the pupil, as you can see there is a dark color like brown on the iris where it should be gold color and some of the right color coming though in one spot. The others don't have this problem. I am feeling pretty bummed b/c this trio was not cheap and it's looking like I may have been swindled into two roosters and the only for sure hen has this eye issue. I got them for breeding, this is pretty discouraging.

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  5. dawg53

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    My rooster has something kinda like that. He is as healthy as can be, the best roo I've ever owned. Here's a pic of his eye, dont know if you can see the extra "black" around the iris. ETA: Directly to the right on his iris and a smaller one towards the bottom. Must be a genetic thing.
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