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Baby chicks eyes stuck shut

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I have a one week old baby chick. Her eyes are stuck shut and seem very dry. I've tried using a q tip with warm water but it did not help. Any ideas what might be going on or what I can do to help? Thanks for the help
post #2 of 4
Many farm stores carry terramycin eye ointment which is safe for chicks. I would pick some up (usually under $20) and apply it to the lids. This will moisturize as well as treat most infections. Hopefully as any exudate softens, the lids will be able to open.
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Thanks I will give it a try
post #4 of 4
Shame poor thing sad.png I agree with jensownzoo though smile.png good luck :3
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