Rooster with eye problem *Updated With Pictures*

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by codyjoe, Jul 24, 2010.

  1. codyjoe

    codyjoe Out Of The Brooder

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    Suddenly one of my roosters is acting like he is going blind. At the very center of his pupils there is a bluish tint. The rooster is around 20 weeks old. I just noticed it today because he ran into a post. Has anyone heard of this? Or seen this? None of my other chickens are showing anything like it.

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    Last edited: Jul 25, 2010
  2. damselfish

    damselfish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Never heard of such a thing. I have a vague memory of reading something about a chicken genetic issue that results in blindness, but then I guess he'd have been blind from the beginning.

    I hope someone else will come along that's better-informed for you.
     
  3. codyjoe

    codyjoe Out Of The Brooder

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    Anyone?
     
  4. codyjoe

    codyjoe Out Of The Brooder

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    Do the pictures help any? I am just worried about him. Thanks
     
  5. Darlasmum

    Darlasmum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a cataract. I wonder if you could email the pic to a vet and see what they think?
     

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