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PLEASE HELP!!! chickens eye!!!?

What you describe has left me with three thoughts, eye injury, eye infection, and Fowl Pox.

Eye injury- I would imagine this would be a one-bird situation, and you are saying that multiple birds are having problems. Unfortunately, when a bird becomes injured, it shows many of the regular sick bird look. So check for any places in your chicken housing that could prove to be dangerous. Also, look at the eye to see if it appears to have been poked.

(I once had a young rooster that got jabbed in the eye with a piece of medal fencing. He swelled up dramatically, had chills, and suffered from diarrhea. After learning how to live with one eye, he was perfectly fine).

Eye infection- Is your chicken housing moldy, or dusty. These situations can cause eye infections. You could also have birds with allergies.

Fowl Pox- is a viral disease, that spreads slowly. In other words you could be dealing with this for several months. Symptoms include: poor egg production, poor growth, diabetes, depression, casceous (cheese like dead tissue) deposits in throat, mouth, and sometimes trachea, warty wattles/comb, and eruptions, and scabs.

There is nothing you can do to treat fowl pox. The disease for individuals tends to run 14 days.

What can you do? Prevention is the best medicine. Fowl Pox is created by bugs, so make sure your coops are clean. Also, open skin also increases the risk of fowl pox, so make sure your birds aren’t fighting.

Separate- whenever, you see a bird come down with any illness, make sure you separate it from the flock immediately, and clean the area in which it lived. I like to let areas air out for a while as well. Then once the bird is separated decide what to do.

Coryza...is another possiblity. Symptoms include facial swelling, noise discharge, swelling of wattles, loss of condition, sneezing, snortness of breath...basically it is going to be respitory, so check if the bird is breathing well. This can be treated look here

However, with this disease eye lessions, are post mortem- after death.

What to do with the bird? That is completely up to you. Personally I do not suggest taking it to the vet. I would never let an contagious fowl leave my property, you don’t know what it could affect. Besides, the vet can’t do anything for Fowl Pox. Besides, with all the money that you could save from not taking the bird to the vet, you might as well get some healthy birds and start all over again.

Culling...Culling is the poultry breeders fancy work for killing. It is mean, but once you start to breed you find it extremely necessary. There is nothing like an illness to wipe out your flock. If I had to deal with fowl Pox, and noticed that one of my birds had it after I separated her from the flock, I would most likely cull her, and hope that it ends there. As the longer it is left to wait, the more likely you are to have problems. If I was dealing with something that wasn't so contagious, and could be treated, I would give it a try.

I wish you luck, and will contact you through email, or edit of this post if I find any more information

Jamie/Rhode Runner

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Is there a certain awareness cause every month?

Is there a certain awareness cause every month?

January:

Birth Defects Prevention Month

Cataract Awareness Month

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Family Fit Lifestyle Month

Financial Wellness Month

Glaucoma Awareness Month

Healthy Weight Awareness Month

February:

African-American History Month

Children’s Dental Health Month

Ethnic Equality Month

Heart Month

March:

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Gender Equality Month

Kidney Month

Mental Retardation Awareness Month

Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month

Nutrition Month

Red Cross Month

April:

Alcohol Awareness Month

Autism Awareness Month

Cancer Control Month

Child Abuse Prevention Month

Keep America Beautiful Month

Mathematics Education Month

Month Of The Young Child

Poetry Month

STDs Education And Awareness Month

Stress Awareness Month

World Habitat Awareness Month

Personal Self-Defense Awareness Month

Poverty In America Awareness Month

Thyroid Awareness Month

May:

Better Hearing And Speech Month

Better Sleep Month

Correct Posture Month

Creative Beginnings Month

Family Support Month

Hepatitis Awareness Month

High Blood Pressure Awareness Month

Mental Health Month

Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month

Older Americans Month

Osteoporosis Prevention Month

Personal History Awareness Month

Stroke Awareness Month

June:

Aphasia Awareness Month

Children’s Awareness Month

Gay And Lesbian Pride Month

International Men’s Month

Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month

People Skills Month

Rebuild Your Life Month

Rivers Month

Scleroderma Awareness Month

Student Safety Month

Vision Research Month

July:

Eye Injury Prevention Month

Group B Strep Awareness Month

Purposeful Parenting Month

Recreation And Parks Month

August:

Amblopia Awareness Month

Immunization Awareness Month

Psoriasis Awareness Month

Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month

September:

Gynecological Cancer Awareness Month

Menopause Awareness Month

Organic Harvest Month

Pediculosis Prevention Month

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Self-Awareness Month

Self-Improvement Month

Sickle Cell Awareness Month

October:

Adopt A Shelter Dog Mont

AIDS Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness

Campaign For Healthier Babies Month

Dental Hygiene Awareness Month

Domestic Violence Prevention Month

Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Lupus Awareness Month

Vegetarian Awareness Month

November:

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Adoption Awareness Month

Diabetes Awareness Month

Family Caregivers Month

Impotency Awareness Month

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

Runaway Prevention Month

Pro-Life Month

December:

Safe Toys & Gifts Awareness Month

Months represents and the colors?

Months represents and the colors?

I just listed the one's relating to very common dieases, and also by it's relevancy to your examples but there are more at my source. I hope this helps! :)

November - National Epilepsy Awareness Month (Purple)

Lung Cancer Awareness Month (Clear or Pearl)

National Novel Writing Month (Light Blue)

National American Indian & Alaska Native Heritage Month (None)

December - Political Correctness Awareness Month (None)

Safe Toys and Gifts Awareness Month (None)

January - Birth Defects Prevention Month (Pink and Blue)

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month (Teal)

February - African-American History Month (Red, Yellow, Green)

American Heart Month (Red)

Thyroid Disease Awareness Month (Light Blue)

March - Brain Injury Awareness Month (Green)

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month (Blue)

Endometriosis Awareness Month (Yellow)

Women's History Month (None)

Greek-American Heritage Month (None)

Irish-American Heritage Month (None)

April - Alcohol Awareness Month (None)

Arab-American Heritage Month (None)

Autism Awareness Month (Red, Yellow, Blue, and Light Blue)

Cancer Control Month (None)

Child Abuse Prevention Month (Blue)

Sexual Assault Awareness Month (Teal)

May - Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (None)

Jewish American Heritage Month (None)

Brain Tumor Awareness Month (Grey)

June - AIDS Awareness Month (Red)

ALS Lou Gehrig’s Disease Awareness Month (None)

Gay and Lesbian Pride Month (Rainbow)

July - Eye Injury Prevention Month (None)

French-American Heritage Month (None)

Group B Strep Awareness Month (Light Blue, White, Light Pink)

August - Amblyopia Awareness Month (None)

Cataract Awareness Month (None)

Immunization Awareness Month (None)

Psoriasis Awareness Month (None)

Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month (Light Gold)

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