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3/4 Blind Chick what do I do

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Betania, Aug 8, 2013.

  1. Betania

    Betania Out Of The Brooder

    I have a chick that can only open one of it's eye's half way and the other eye it can't open at all [​IMG]. What do I do. Please give me a answer if you can. Thanks [​IMG]
     
  2. Naunnie

    Naunnie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi welcome to BYC. A few more details would help. Are it's eyes caked with dried discharge? Use a warm, wet cotton ball gently on each eye to remove any caked on discharge. What are you using for bedding? Is the chick warm and dry?
     
  3. Betania

    Betania Out Of The Brooder

    Hi. The eyes are not caked with dried discharge. ever since the chick hatched it has only been able to open it's eyes half way and this morning it opened both of it eyes half way [​IMG]. As for bedding we use hay, straw, and grass clippings. The chick was hatched out by some of our hens that went broody and it lives with the rest of the chickens so I do not know if it is warm and dry.[​IMG]
     
  4. Betania

    Betania Out Of The Brooder

    Update: Chick was kild[​IMG].
     
  5. Naunnie

    Naunnie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry you lost him.[​IMG]
     

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