sudden cloudiness

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by newwithchicks, Jan 15, 2013.

  1. newwithchicks

    newwithchicks New Egg

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    I have a 8 month old rooster that suddenly has a white cloudiness over both of his eyes. Went out this morning and he was fine and went to go collect eyes this evening and he was sitting in the shed under the heat lamp. He just sits and doesn't seem to want to move other than to get closer to the heat. I don't know what I need to do with him. Any help would be appreciated.
     
  2. dawg53

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    It could possibly be ocular marek's disease. Google it and read up on it. If he has been scratching his eyes, it would be due to eyeworm. That's how birds go blind, from the scratching. You'll be able to see eyeworm in the eyes. Treatment is mixing equal parts of water and valbazen, then flush the eyes. Then dose your rooster 1/2 valbazen orally undiluted, repeat dosing again 10 days later.
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  3. tashpotato

    tashpotato Out Of The Brooder

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    That sounds awful! I hope he has a good and quick recovery!
     
  4. newwithchicks

    newwithchicks New Egg

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    Thank you very much for your help. I will keep you updated on his recovery!
     
  5. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Cloudiness in the eyes could be aspergillosis.
     
  6. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Can you post any pictures?
     
  7. newwithchicks

    newwithchicks New Egg

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    I will take some pictures and put them on tonight
     
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    newwithchicks New Egg

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    This is how he is now.. eyes completely closed
     

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