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Rooster with eye shut...now discharge?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ZJchicks, Mar 11, 2016.

  1. ZJchicks

    ZJchicks Out Of The Brooder

    May 29, 2013
    Hello! About an hour ago I noticed our rooster, about 10 month old silver laced wyandotte, standing alone and one eye shut. I was able to catch him, which is very unusual even with the shut eye. I opened it and put some vetericyn ophthalmic gel into it hoping it'd flush anything bad out. I just grabbed him again and it looks worse. I don't think its the gel I'm seeing. It almost looks like tissue coming from his eye. Please see pics. We had another bird we culled not long ago that had a bad eye also. Now I'm reading this could be contagious?!? She was stinky near the eye and oozy. On the roo this is the first I've noticed, but I think I smell a stench too. I have an antibiotic that can treat
  2. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Sep 20, 2015
    Southern N.C. Mountains

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