Nothing behind pupil??

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

  1. Angelwinks

    Angelwinks Hatching

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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 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    It might be a cataract. How well can she see?
     
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Free Ranging 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 Hatching

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

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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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