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WHAT is wrong with my hens EYE!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by boykin2010, Sep 16, 2011.

  1. boykin2010

    boykin2010 Songster

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    i walked in the coop to the feed the chickens and saw my cornish. Her eye has something wrong with it! It doesnt seem to affect her but it looks bad. Can someone please tell me what it is
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    I really hope it isnt something contagious!
     

  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    I am so sorry about your hen. I do not know what is wrong with her, but I am going to bump this post so that maybe someone this evening can give you more info. Hope she heals soon.
     
  3. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Songster

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    Sorry! Bump! [​IMG] Good luck with her! Btw! In case it is contagious (unless you haven't already) I would separate her from the other birds.
     
  4. mommissan

    mommissan Songster

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    Nasty infection? I don't know, but i'll bump you. Good Luck!
     
  5. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

  6. jjthink

    jjthink Crowing

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  8. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Is it foamy or is it fleshy? I can't really tell from the pic.
     
  9. mrpekinduck

    mrpekinduck Songster

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    Good luck and it does look like fowl pox hopes she ends up ok. Good luck.
     
  10. Ozchicken

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    I can't see any pox lesions there. Looks like some type of respiratory infection. Bubbly eyes often go along with them.
     

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