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My 2 year old hen has one eye shut, going on a week. She

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My 2 year old hen has one eye shut, going on a week. She shows no other sign of sickness, comes out of coop to eat but goes back in after few min. We rinsed it out with water and a little cocunut oil in it. What else can we do?
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the bird's name?
Customer: Opal, she is a new Hampshire red
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Opal?
Customer: Don't think so.
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Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Bird Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 4 months ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with your wee one today.

Are you seeing any discharge from the eye?

If you open the lids, is the clear corneal cover hazy or cloudy?

What did you use to rinse the eye?

Any sneezing?

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