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What's wrong with my rooster?!?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickincrazy, Feb 20, 2014.

  1. chickincrazy

    chickincrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a barred rock roo that I've had for about two years. When I first got him, he seemed to have something in his eye. I looked in it several times and tried to get the invisible irritant out, but I couldn't see anything. Now he's much older and still has the same problem in the same eye. His eye is constantly runny and it almost looks like his eyelid is too small for his eye! It's not eye worm, he has no white gunk coming out of his eye, and around here a case of eye worm is super rare. What's wrong with him??? [​IMG]
     
  2. ten chicks

    ten chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could be different things,have you ever used an eye antibiotic ointment for an eye infection?
     
  3. chickincrazy

    chickincrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    An experienced poultry keeper told me to put vet rx in his eye and on the cleft in his mouth for a few days. I tried but he didn't improve...
    I would be totally open to herbal remedies because I really don't have the money to spend going to the vet:(
     
  4. Nambroth

    Nambroth Fud Lady

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    It's very hard to guess what might be going on with your roo... can you get a photo of the problem? Maybe it can help someone figure it out.
     
  5. chickincrazy

    chickincrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry it takes me so long to reply[​IMG] I only get on the computer every other day. Anyways, I will try to get pics soon!
     
  6. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

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    chickincrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I'll look at it! :)
     
  8. chickincrazy

    chickincrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    BTW I did and I learned a lot BUT, none of the description last fit my roo's symptoms... I have no idea what's the matter with him...
     

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