What is this?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kidfarmer, Jan 11, 2016.

  1. kidfarmer

    kidfarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just went out to see the girls and let them out and I saw this. I'm not sure what it is if anything but I want to be safer than sorry
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  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I don't have an answer to give you. Maybe it is scarring from an injury or pecking, or even pox. It looks like the eyelid skin has turned white. Hopefully, it will heal normally.
     
  3. chickenchick12

    chickenchick12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't tell you what that is, I have no idea! I can tell you that it is something that I have seen before and it hasn't caused any problems for my birds. A few of them got the white eyelids and they cleared up after awhile. I think that it is either a pecking scab of some sort or a form of bleaching. Nothing to worry about, from my experience. Great job keeping a close eye on your birds!

    ~chickenchick
     
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