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

    Oct 2, 2011
    Mount Airy, MD
    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.

  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

    Apr 15, 2009
    Keep her quarantined because you may be seeing the start of something nasty.

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