sick chicken, half closed eyes, makes her look super grumpy...

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickensducks&agoose, Oct 15, 2009.

  1. chickensducks&agoose

    chickensducks&agoose Chillin' With My Peeps

    My 1 1/2 year old delaware is ill. She's missing a bunch of feathers already, from a bad roo, and isn't growing them back like she should, even with supplemental protein. Her eyes are half closed too, and have been for a few days/ a week, but I just thought she was grouchy, and didn't really compare her eyes to the other's ROUND eyes.... any ideas?
  2. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

    Aug 3, 2009
    Boy, I wish I could help. That could be so many things. Is she still eating? If you had some more info that would probably really help someone try to figure this out.

    Good luck!
  3. sammi

    sammi Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 21, 2007
    Southeast USA
    describe the droppings..color and consistency
    have you checked well for mites?
    has she been wormed?

    please describe any symptoms you can think of.
    is she sleepy?
    any mucus or crust in the eyes?
    is she eating?
    when did she last lay an egg?
    could she be in molt?
    is she wheezing?
    is she able to walk normally?

    what all do you feed?
    Last edited: Oct 15, 2009
  4. pdemorro

    pdemorro New Egg

    Aug 16, 2008
    Killingworth CT
    my silkie isn't opening her eyes either. What is this? She stopped eating and drinking this morning. She hardly moves. Please help.

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