What Is Wrong With Her Eye

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by tonya1976, Dec 9, 2012.

  1. tonya1976

    tonya1976 Out Of The Brooder

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    Need to figure out what is wrong with her eye[​IMG]
     
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    She may have debris in her eye in which case you could flush her eye liberally with saline solution and put a little neosporin in it for a few days and see if it clears up/heal. If it doesnt, I'd suspect the onset of a respiratory disease; possibly Coryza or Mycoplasma Gallisepticum, maybe Infectious Bronchitis. Here's a link to respiratory diseases in poultry:
    http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ps044
    I recommend that you seperate her from other birds.
     
    Last edited: Dec 9, 2012
  3. tonya1976

    tonya1976 Out Of The Brooder

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    She is an inside chicken let out weather permitting. She doesn't have watery eyes, watery nostrils or labored breathing.
     
  4. dawg53

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    Keep in mind that the diseases I mentioned have various symptoms...mild to wild, depending on the strain.
     
  5. tadpole98

    tadpole98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks just like mine: i think she has coryza, but she doesnt have any smell coming off her head.
    See if yours does :)
     
  6. tonya1976

    tonya1976 Out Of The Brooder

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    so would it hurt to give her tylan 50?
     
  7. tonya1976

    tonya1976 Out Of The Brooder

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    no she doesn't have a smell
     
  8. Suzierd

    Suzierd Overrun With Chickens

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    I would try the saline solution and neosporin first.
     

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