1. Come check out hundreds of awesome coop pages (and a few that need suggestions) in our 2018 Coop Rating Project!

Rooster with eye shut...now discharge?

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

  1. ZJchicks

    ZJchicks In 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 Free Ranging

    Sep 20, 2015
    Southern N.C. Mountains

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by