Should this white mark in my rooster eye be concerning ?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by alliemegb, Jan 12, 2017.

  1. alliemegb

    alliemegb Out Of The Brooder

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    My rooster is acting completely normal but I did notice this white mark in his eye. Should I be concerned ?
     
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  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Can you get a shot more from the side? Any other symptoms?
     
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  4. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    It could be pus or a growth, but I would see if it moves or comes out with a QTip. Saline can be used to soak or clean the eye. Has he been pecked?
     
  5. TheTwoRoos

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    Looks like something flew in it,like a pice of food or something.
     
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    I tried to remove it with a wet qtip and wasn't able to move it but it did get lighter. Tomorrow I will try using saline to clean the eye and see if that helps.
     
  7. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Let us know what it looks like after another cleaning. There are a few eye medicines at feed stores such as Vetericyn eye gel and Terramycin eye ointment that can be used twice a day ifit seems like an infection.
     
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    I went out early this morning and took a look at his eye and it looked good as new. Whatever it was he must have gotten the rest out himself. Thank you for your help!
     
  9. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    That is good news. I'm glad it turned out well.
     

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