Puffy Eye

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ljkaine, Mar 16, 2011.

  1. ljkaine

    ljkaine New Egg

    Mar 15, 2011
    Does anyone know why a chicken would get a puffy eye? Under one of my hens eyes it was puffy then it got progressively larger?
  2. pbirdhaven

    pbirdhaven Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2008
    North Vernon IN
    Quote:I have the same thing going on with a JB hen. It's apparently a sinus infection. I've had her on antibiotics twice and an anti-inflammatory; she feels better but the swelling hasn't gone down.

    In a similar situation with one of my peacocks, the vet gave me Baytril and an anti-inflammatory, and his condition cleared up, and it was really bad. The vet thought that something had probably poked into the sinus and the wound became infected.

    Hope your hen gets better!
    Last edited: Mar 16, 2011

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