Poorly silkie please help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chefmarkh, Feb 12, 2013.

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    chefmarkh Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi this is my silkie hen Sookie, for a while she has had a bit of an eye infection. It started with a foamy liquid a bit like spit in her eyes and her head feathers all clumped together

    It then went as picture below, a yellow crusty stuff a some swelling (picture to follow as having trouble uploading)

    I went out and bought antibiotic eye drops and ordered some terramycin.
    The eye drops seemed to help and the tarramycin made a big difference.

    Last week i went out in morning and her head feathers had a sticky waxy/greasy type stuff clumping them further, so i gave her a wash and blowdry (she loved it)

    Her eyes are now switching between spity type stuff and a thick viscous type liquid in them and most mornings are stuck shut

    Her head tends to move to one side

    She has no bad smells coming from her as has been mentioned on other sites


    She is still eating and drinking quite happily

    The other two in with her are perfectly happy and bright eyed
     
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    chefmarkh Out Of The Brooder

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    Here is a close up
     
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    chefmarkh Out Of The Brooder

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    This was her this morning, her right eye was slightly swollen
     
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    This is the other side taken at same time as top picture
     
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    chefmarkh Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi went to her this morning, and again her head feathers were stuck together with a greasy sticky yellowish subtance

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    Please help
     

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