what is this on her eye

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Causin Chaos, Sep 10, 2011.

  1. Causin Chaos

    Causin Chaos Out Of The Brooder

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    what is this on her eye? she wipes at it alot. it just came up it hasnt always been there.
    its like a bubble.
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  2. hoppy

    hoppy I'm not all fluff

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    2 things come to mind. prolapsed lens, or a wound on the cornea (if it's healed, it will look milky where a scratch may have been) but I'd say it's the lens.
     
  3. Causin Chaos

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    If it is a prolapsed lens what does that mean? Is it going to get better?
     
  4. dawg53

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    Could possibly be eyeworm, scratching/wiping is a sympto. Here's a pic, you can see the resemblance as in your pic. Eyeworm is thin and white and can be seen in the chickens eye, usually in the tearduct area as in the pic, there is another above the persons thumbnail. If it is eyeworm, treat with equal parts of valbazen and water mixed together and put it in her eye(s.)
    Then dose her orally with 1/2cc undiluted valbazen. Repeat everything again in 10 days. Eyeworm can cause blindness.
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  5. Causin Chaos

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    where do i get valbazen at? Does this worm stick out from the eye or is it smooth to the eye? Hers sticks out from the eye.
     
  6. dawg53

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    Quote:I suggest that you use a magnifying glass to look in her eye to see if you can visually see eyeworm. If you dont see the worm, no need to buy the valbazen. Otherwise, Jefferslivestock.com has it if your feedstore doesnt. It is a liquid cattle/sheep wormer.
     

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