Originally Posted by DucknChicken
I've just noticed my 2 month old duck has a sore eye - I've attached a photo - does anyone have any ideas as to what it could be and how I should treat it?
hope you can see it ok. She seems fine otherwise but it is annoying her :-(
Thanks in advance
I'd rinse it with a saline wash first. make sure to check there isn't something in her eye. I found the best way to examine is to wrap in a large towel then you don't have to deal with wings flapping. You can get Terramycin eye ointment at most feed stores or Veterycin spray for wounds and infections, it also comes for the eyes too. You can also try adding some Apple Cider Vinegar to her water bucket it can help wash out and cleanse an irritated eye. Be sure to check that there isn't something in there.
@DucknChicken here is a simple eye wash taken from Examiner.com
Boil 1 cup of water add half teaspoon of salt up to 1 teaspoon, let it cool before using. Use a dropper to rinse the eye. After a few days make up another batch . Salt is a natural antibiotic and kills bacteria on contact.
Edited by Miss Lydia - 1/26/16 at 3:41pm