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White rubbery substance on chickens eye, what is it

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kingsfarm, Feb 27, 2012.

  1. kingsfarm

    kingsfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    started out as a little white canka looking sore on bottom of eye...now it has covered the whole eye..now I can see some movement in top slit like, is this coming off? what is it? What to do?
     
  2. kingsfarm

    kingsfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What kind of meds can be used on eye of chicken?
     
  3. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    Pics please?
     
  4. kingsfarm

    kingsfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I do not have camera for pics...Someone said it could be respiratory problem...is this possible...
     
  5. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    Any other symptoms?
     
  6. kingsfarm

    kingsfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No..she is fine otherwise, could this be a form of Avian flu...my RIR roo now has an eye the same, I don't know how long its been ... I thought he was pecked in the eye and maybe he has been....if another comes up with this.....but it has been so long she has had this....don't know...may just cull her & roo just in case its something the others can get...what do you think? thank you for the reply...
     
  7. kingsfarm

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    RIR roos eye is all clear now, let him out with the others, do you think I should try taking the substance off the hen with a q-tip? think it would hurt her, the roos just started sliding down then gone...
     
  8. CMV

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    I would just leave it. If the roo's went away without intervention then I would allow the same for the hen.

    I think these might be injuries judging by the lack of any other symptoms. Do you have any particularly aggressive birds?
     

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