A Look at Chicken Eyes

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A Look at Chicken Eyes
Add to Favorites Reading Time: 5 minutes By Rebecca Krebs As we watch our flocks busily foraging in the backyard, the importance of chicken eye health becomes obvious. Whether chasing grasshoppers or courting the ladies, chickens use their eyes for every aspect of daily life. Consequently, problems with these vital organs are detrimental to the birds’ well-being, and it is crucial to recognize the symptoms of trouble so that illness can be proactively treated.  Healthy chicken eyes are bright, wide open, and free of discharge or swelling. Normal chicken eye colors vary according to breed and age, but the eyes should always be clear with black pupils of a regular, round shape.  Normal chicken eye colors vary according to breed and age, but the eyes should always be clear with black pupils of a regular, round shape. In contrast, some of the first signs that a chicken isn’t feeling well

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