Sick chicken?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by rockthecoop, Jan 27, 2013.

  1. rockthecoop

    rockthecoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have isolated a chicken from my flock because it has a runny eye and sneezes. Walnut was absolutely crazy when I tried to catch her (that is after de-freezing the lock on their pen) and she has now calmed down after I filled a dog crate with shavings and a perch. Walnut has food and water, but she is now asleep. She shakes her head a lot, and when I caught Walnut she had 'bubbles' on her eye. They are gone now, and she is not acting strange. It is just the problem with her eye. Should I make a saline solution for her, or just wait and see if it is something else??
     
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Runny eye, sneezing, head shaking, bubbles in her eye...all symptoms of a respiratory disease. I recommend that you cull her since you already have her seperated from the others and hopefully she didnt expose the disease to your other birds. Here's a link for you:
    http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ps044
    Take a look at Mycoplasma Gallisepticum (MG,) Infectious Bronchitis (IB,) and Infectious Coryza.
     
  3. rockthecoop

    rockthecoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, we have been keeping her in the garage, she is still eating and drinking and is as healthy as can be exept for her eye. It is still a bit runny, and I think she shakes her head to clear the eye. Will it help if I use a saline solution?
     

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