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Polish Chick with Poof Problem.

post #1 of 7
Thread Starter 

Hi y'all 

I have a 6 week old  polish chick that I think has an eye/poof problem. Her poof is leaning so heavily on one side that she can hardly see, and there is some slight bruising.

the opposite side has most of the poof

This is the other side.

Same side, just lifting up the poof to see the eye lid


Any thing that I can do?

TIA

I am a God fearing child of the Lord, living in the Evergreen State. 

I love books including but not limited to... the Bible, Lord of the Rings, Hobbit, Wings of Fire. 

I have a mini farm with around 50 chickens, 10 ducks, 2 Great Danes, and 3 farm cats, and five kittens born on June 10!

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I am a God fearing child of the Lord, living in the Evergreen State. 

I love books including but not limited to... the Bible, Lord of the Rings, Hobbit, Wings of Fire. 

I have a mini farm with around 50 chickens, 10 ducks, 2 Great Danes, and 3 farm cats, and five kittens born on June 10!

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post #2 of 7
It looks gooey...is it?
post #3 of 7
Thread Starter 

No, I believe that because of the extra weight of the poof it is causing the eyelid to fold where it isn't supposed to.

I am a God fearing child of the Lord, living in the Evergreen State. 

I love books including but not limited to... the Bible, Lord of the Rings, Hobbit, Wings of Fire. 

I have a mini farm with around 50 chickens, 10 ducks, 2 Great Danes, and 3 farm cats, and five kittens born on June 10!

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I am a God fearing child of the Lord, living in the Evergreen State. 

I love books including but not limited to... the Bible, Lord of the Rings, Hobbit, Wings of Fire. 

I have a mini farm with around 50 chickens, 10 ducks, 2 Great Danes, and 3 farm cats, and five kittens born on June 10!

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post #4 of 7
Hmmm...I'd suggest a bobby pin to help hold things up, but I'd be afraid if it came out that some chickie might try to eat it?
post #5 of 7
Thread Starter 

Well I have about 36 chicks of two ages in the same pen so.. that probably won't be a good idea, but I might be able to get it a little wet tomorrow and try to shape it to the other side?

I am a God fearing child of the Lord, living in the Evergreen State. 

I love books including but not limited to... the Bible, Lord of the Rings, Hobbit, Wings of Fire. 

I have a mini farm with around 50 chickens, 10 ducks, 2 Great Danes, and 3 farm cats, and five kittens born on June 10!

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I am a God fearing child of the Lord, living in the Evergreen State. 

I love books including but not limited to... the Bible, Lord of the Rings, Hobbit, Wings of Fire. 

I have a mini farm with around 50 chickens, 10 ducks, 2 Great Danes, and 3 farm cats, and five kittens born on June 10!

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post #6 of 7
Ah, I looked into it (I have four polish in my brooder right now), and you can actually use tape (masking, painter's, etc) or a hair tie to get their crest out of their eyes.
post #7 of 7
Thread Starter 

Ok I will try that tomorrow. BTW her name is Top Hat.

I am a God fearing child of the Lord, living in the Evergreen State. 

I love books including but not limited to... the Bible, Lord of the Rings, Hobbit, Wings of Fire. 

I have a mini farm with around 50 chickens, 10 ducks, 2 Great Danes, and 3 farm cats, and five kittens born on June 10!

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I am a God fearing child of the Lord, living in the Evergreen State. 

I love books including but not limited to... the Bible, Lord of the Rings, Hobbit, Wings of Fire. 

I have a mini farm with around 50 chickens, 10 ducks, 2 Great Danes, and 3 farm cats, and five kittens born on June 10!

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