Silki went blind, Why?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by RedRoosterFarm, Sep 15, 2010.

  1. RedRoosterFarm

    RedRoosterFarm **LOVE MY SERAMAS**

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    I have a four month old silki. 2 days ago I went out to feed and she was on the floor kinda just moving her head slow back and forth. I noticed the eyes were shut. I thought she was sick so i pulled her from the pen. I put her in a pen and she didnt really move much. I tried to give water but she just kept moving her head slow. Eyes were open but she didnt move until I picked her up and then she would move very slow. I just went out and put her beak in water and she started to bob for it but would miss and hit the floor. I moved my fingers in front of her and she did not look at them at all so I picked her up and noticed a kinda cloudy blue eye on both sides so I realized she was blind. It just happened so tell me how? My other silkies are a dark blue eye that is clear and there is no doubt she is blind. Any ideas what to do or if it is a temperary thing?
     
  2. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have not heard of that before. It kind of sounds like she might've gotten hit in the head with something.
     
  3. RedRoosterFarm

    RedRoosterFarm **LOVE MY SERAMAS**

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    I thought maybe she did but the smokey eyes are weird. I dont know if I should put her down or what. She just sways. She is healthy other than that. Thanks!
     

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