Thursday, August 26, 2010
A few days ago we spotted one chicken with a swollen shut eye. Still eating, happy, etc. A couple of days later the other eye. Still eating, happy, etc. Now another chicken is starting with an eye problem, no discharge from eyes or nostrils. I think I am hearing some sneezing. This morning first chicken has both eyes closed and not moving around as much. Went to the feed store and purchased some powdered antibiotic to add to the water daily and stopped feeding chicken scratch and went back to the medicated starter growth feed. I don't think the one chicken will get better but we are hoping and praying that everyone else will be okay. To compound the problem we are headed out of town in the morning. Wasn't planning on anyone having to deal with the chickens for a couple of days.