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Same Hen With Another Problem HELP!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by MrShax, Sep 15, 2014.

  1. MrShax

    MrShax Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi

    I posted another thread about my same hen about how it couldnt walk properly but i have another problem now, this time with one of its eye its like closed or half closed, i dont know whats wrong, would any one know?


    its other eye is perfectly fine as from the pictures.
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  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    The area around the eye is swollen and there is nasal drainage, so it could be a respiratory infection such as mycoplasma (MG) or coryza. This is contagious and can make carriers of your flock, even if you treat it. A vet in the UK would probably have to prescribe antibiotics such as Tylan, oxytetracycline, or erythromycin. These diseases can come back again later. Here is a link to read about these and other common diseases: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ps044
     

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