Polish hen with runny eyes

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Brickman House, Sep 9, 2009.

  1. Brickman House

    Brickman House Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 24, 2009
    Hi all,

    I have a White Crested Polish Hen who's about 4 months old (she's a rescue, so I don't know too much about her).

    She's got a bad case of runny eyes. They don't appear particularly puffy or red, but they're definitely goopy, and half-closed.

    I have her isolated in a brooder box, on puppy pads so there's no bedding dust to irritate them. I trimmed the feathers away from her eyes, cleaned them up with warm water, and started her on Sulmet (the only antibiotic I have on hand).

    Has anyone had good experience with Sulmet clearing this up, or should I put her on something else?

    Thanks in advance for any help!

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