Nothing behind pupil??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Angelwinks, Feb 18, 2017.

  1. Angelwinks

    Angelwinks New Egg

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    ]So today in the sun light I noticed white reflection in the pupil of one of my BO lady's. Never seen this can't find any information, thinking genetic deformation. Thoughts or ideas? [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    It might be a cataract. How well can she see?
     
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    Eggcessive True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Cataracts can be due to vitamin E and A deficiency, avian encephalomyelitis, and exposure to excessive lighting. Here is a good article on the different causes of eye problems: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ps031
     
  4. Angelwinks

    Angelwinks New Egg

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    Sure it's not a cataract it is behind the pupil. Pretty sure it a genetic deformation.
     
  5. chrissiemids

    chrissiemids Out Of The Brooder

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    One of my hens eyes pupil started getting smaller and smaller until it is almost gone but she is fine otherwise.i let her hatch some chicks and she has gone from strength to strength.
     

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