Watery eye

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by divachick20, Aug 15, 2014.

  1. divachick20

    divachick20 Out Of The Brooder

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    Not sure what is wrong, I noticed about a week ago my pullets eye is watery looking and she keeps it closed sometime but acts normal. This morning when I went to let her out her eye was crusted shut. She has no other symptoms. Any advice is welcome!!![​IMG]
     
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    It could be a sign of a respiratory disease, but if she is acting normal otherwise, I would suspect an eye infection instead. I believe that chicken eye infections can be treated with Terramycin ointment/another type of eye antibiotic ointment. Apply the ointment to the eye once or twice a day, and it should resolve itself. If eye ointment doesn't work, I would get Tylan50 injectable or the water soluble version of Terramycin and start her on those.
     
  3. divachick20

    divachick20 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, can I get that at TSC?
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm not sure.
     

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