2 day old leans to one side, eye less open

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by OCchickens, Feb 14, 2009.

  1. OCchickens

    OCchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2008
    Brea, California
    I have a serama who leans to the left & right eye seems smaller or he keeps it closed. My husband thinks he might be blind on that side. I've had to keep him separate b/c the others pick on him. He's much better today than yesterday so I'm hopeful he'll make it. I'd like to see him start eating and drinking.

    Has anyone seen this, have any idea what it might be? He was on his back & getting tromped on by the other bigger chicks in the bator -- could one of them pecked his eye or scratched it, or do you think he was born this way?

    I will try some vitamins/electrolytes & sugar water today.
  2. RIVERA69R

    RIVERA69R Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 9, 2008
    That would be my first action to give some liquid vitamins I read Ruth recommend poly-vi-sol (not sure where to get it ) maybe food store its a baby vitamin

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