My hen punctured her eye..........

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by froggiesheins, Dec 1, 2011.

  1. froggiesheins

    froggiesheins Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi, My hen punctured her eye right where the white and the iris meet. I have given her ARGRYMICIN for 4 days and topical med Vigamox. Any one out there have words of wisdom as to what else I can do for her. I know she will loose the sight in that eye, sigh.
    She is eating and drinking but is quiet and steering clear of the rest of the group. I think she might have gotten pecked.
    Thank you...
     
  2. FuzzyButtsFarm

    FuzzyButtsFarm Rest in Peace 1950-2013

    I had a sweet roo that the same thing happened to him. Got pecked by one of his brothers. I healed up fine on its own but he never was able to see. He got pecked in his cornea. The eye heals very quickly on its own due to the high response of the immune system in this area, after all survival depends on being able to see.
     
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  3. froggiesheins

    froggiesheins Overrun With Chickens

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    OH thank you for responding ibeier2000. It does make me feel better now. Do you remember how long it took for the healing process?
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