Turkey with swelling above eye

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by carternm31, Nov 19, 2016.

  1. carternm31

    carternm31 Out Of The Brooder

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    Yesterday I noticed my hen had a small cut and an eye injury. Today it seems to have swollen shut and she just lays down everywhere. Can I give her anything to help or will this just heal on its own?

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    Last edited: Nov 19, 2016
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Let It Snow Premium Member

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    She could have fowl pox. I would see how it goes. If it's the pox she will get worse before getting better.
     
  3. carternm31

    carternm31 Out Of The Brooder

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    Good news Vet came out last night to check one of my goats and had a quick look. she doesn't' seem worried, has given me some Terramycin to use if it flares up. and Miss Turkey did seem a lot better today!
     
  4. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Let It Snow Premium Member

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    That's great news. It's nice when vets will see poultry. Still working on that around here.
     

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