problem with my hens eyes

shappers

In the Brooder
11 Years
Oct 13, 2008
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hi all i am new to all this so hello to you all
i have just bought 1 hen 1 cock and loving them only a few months old.I have noticed that the hen has what you can only call spit like substance around both eyes it is not there all the time.It does not seen to bother her and she is eating and full of life.Is it anything i should worry about many thanks for your help.
Lots more questions to follow i am sure
 

pokey

Warrior Princess
11 Years
Jun 1, 2008
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could be a respiratory problem, but if you could post a pic someone could probably help.
 

M@M@2four

Songster
11 Years
Mar 12, 2008
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USA
Hello...that could be several different types of upper respiratory sickness that sill most likely get worse if not treated. Bubbles in the eyes? Can you post a pic. Thanks!
 

PeeperKeeper

Songster
11 Years
Jun 20, 2008
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Henry County Kentucky
Welp Hatchery site has an interesting page describing poultry ailments. Check it out. It may help you to know what symptoms belong to which ailment.
Welcome to BYC
 
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shappers

In the Brooder
11 Years
Oct 13, 2008
14
0
22
hi all again many thanks for all your help.I took her to the vet and they said she is fine may have something in her eye was told just to keep an eye on it to see how it goes once again many thanks
 

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