Silkie with bad eye

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by festus336, Dec 16, 2011.

  1. festus336

    festus336 Out Of The Brooder

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    When I came home from work I had a Silkie with a swollen shut eye and discharge. Taking her to the vet in the morning but I'm very worried.
     
  2. tinychicky

    tinychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is it just one eye or both? if it's one she probably got poked somehow. just keep her somewhere warm and quiet. she'll be okay until morning don't worry [​IMG]
     
  3. festus336

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    It's just one eye and shes eating and all but I'm so scared the vet will have bad news for me.
     
  4. tinychicky

    tinychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    chickens are very tough animals and i've seen them live through much worse, especially with vet care. she'll be fine [​IMG]
     
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    Thank you that makes me feel better. It broke my heart to see her little eye like that.
     
  6. tinychicky

    tinychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have a soft spot for my silkies too. does she have a name?
     
  7. festus336

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    her name is Mary Nelle. She's my little worm hunter every saturday morning we go to all her favorite spots to see if there is something special waiting for her. If I linger at one spot to long she pulls my shoelaces.
     
  8. tinychicky

    tinychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    cute [​IMG] i used to have a leghorn who would help me look for worms only she'd peck me if i took to too long [​IMG]
     
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    I've just started with chickens in Oct and I love them to death. I'm going to the vet first thing in the morning. I'll let you know how she is. Thank you again for your compassion.
     
  10. tinychicky

    tinychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    your very welcome and welcome to the chicken world!
     

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