Sick Chicken- Eye Closed?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by MalFro, Oct 13, 2015.

  1. MalFro

    MalFro Hatching

    Oct 13, 2015
    Hi y'all I need some help please! I am very new at raising chickens, as in I've had my chickens now for 10 days. We have 5 in a backyard fenced in with a coop. A few days ago I noticed one of our girls was keeping one eye shut and keeping her distance from the others. The following morning, both eyes were shut and she was pretty lethargic. That evening she would not get in the coop on her own. We took her out of the coop and crated her alone with water and electrolytes. We dusted her with Gardstar Garden and Poultry dust and included some dewormer. We checked her vents and everything seemed fine there but she did not make it through the night. Now, I have another chicken who has just started to keep one eye shut. Can anyone help? I'm worried she is sick too!

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