One hen, white foam in corner of eyes. what is this?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Lynnk, Sep 1, 2010.

  1. Lynnk

    Lynnk Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, I have never had any sick chickens before, nor have I introduced any new birds since July (one healthy rooster)
    I found one of my Americauna hens today, otherwise well, with white foam in the corner of both eyes. She is not lethargic (It took a while to catch her) I have isolated her, no other birds are showing any symptoms.
    any ideas?
    thanks for any help.
    I have searched all sorts of disease and differential diagnosis sites including Mercks, but can't find a clear reference to this symptom.

    thanks guys
    Lynn
     
  2. rcentner

    rcentner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This calls for antibiotics, tylan in the water should work well since it just started. I just helped a friend of mine get rid of the same problem. Except hers had been sick for a month or so before we got on the right track. I don't have experience with tylan, but lots of folk on here do!
     
  3. Lynnk

    Lynnk Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks~ I'll head out and get some.
    anyone have any ideas as to what this could be?
    Lynn
     

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