10 week old with closed eye

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Old Mrs. MacDonald, May 27, 2012.

  1. Old Mrs. MacDonald

    Old Mrs. MacDonald In the Brooder

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    I got Alice at the ChickenStock in WV at the end of April. She is an approx. 10 week old Serama. She isn't growing as fast as the other Serama I got, but she's eating and drinking. Her poop seems normal.

    She hasn't been pecked. She's as active as she can be in the cage they are in.

    I read on BYC when this started about 2 weeks ago that it could be dust and to wash it with saline and put antibiotic ointment on it. I've done that and warm compresses. It seems to work for a while, but doesn't last. It's long past time to incorporate them into the coop with the rest of the clan, but I don't want to till I know Alice is ok.

    Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    Keep her quarantined because you may be seeing the start of something nasty.
     

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