What is wrong with my baby chick's eyes?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Haley Clark, Mar 13, 2013.

  1. Haley Clark

    Haley Clark Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chick is a 2 week old barred rock and suddenly both her eyes look funny and her eyes are watery and little pieces of feathers get stuck around her eyes. They also look sort of milky colored and she doesn't open them all the way and she also sort of stays by her self a lot.ehat is wrong with get and ate their any cures? Thank you
     
  2. Haley Clark

    Haley Clark Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ***what is wrong with her and are there any cures***
     
  3. RoosterMoose

    RoosterMoose Out Of The Brooder

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    I would think about quarantining if it gets any worse. Almost sounds like distemper?? If chickens could even get something like that.
     
  4. Haley Clark

    Haley Clark Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is distemper?? And I don't think it's contagious because she has been with the others for about a week like this and they don't have any of her symptoms. Thanks
     
  5. nova022

    nova022 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Distemper is a often fatal, contagious, incurable, viral disease that affects the respiratory, gastrointestinal, and central nervous systems. It mainly affects dogs, but can affect other mammals. I have never heard of it affecting chickens, but I am far from being an expert in chicken health.
     
  6. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    I'd suggest posting on the emergency/disease/injuries board. You'll find more experience there.
     

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