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Swollen face! What is this?????

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by RooptyDoo, Dec 13, 2008.

  1. RooptyDoo

    RooptyDoo Songster

    Oct 9, 2008
    I have about 7 chickens that have swollen face or should I say the area around the eye. They are swollen only on one side. What is this???? No other problems just the swollen face.
    Last edited: Dec 14, 2008
  2. ChickLuver

    ChickLuver Songster

    Dec 6, 2008
    Walton, New York
    A lot of people seem to be having this problem lately it seems. Try terramycin ointment for it.
  3. FractalFarmer

    FractalFarmer Songster

    Oct 31, 2008
    SF Bay area CA
    Eye worm? I had a chicken with a swollen eye so treated her for that with VetRx in the eye and inside the cleft at the top of her beak (inside her mouth). I think she had other problems too (namely bad mites), as she became increasingly lethargic and slept most of the time. We also dusted and wormed her and treated topically with Ivomec she is getting better now.
    Last edited: Dec 13, 2008

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