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5 week old with crusted eye?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by LovinMyPeeps, May 12, 2009.

  1. LovinMyPeeps

    LovinMyPeeps Sees Wine Dots

    Mar 22, 2009
    Heuvelton, NY
    One of my little banties has one eye that keeps crusting over. If I use a warm washcloth to carefully remove the crust the eye opens back up, stays open, shows no overt signs of injury and no drainage. Any ideas? Do I need an opthalmic antibiotic ointment for her?

  2. DixieDame67

    DixieDame67 Songster

    Jan 13, 2008
    Jonesbourgh Tennessee
    YES........at Wal-Mart its called Puralube Ointment Petrolatim Ophithalmic Sterile Ocular Lubricant cost about 2-3 bucks, in the eye care dept, solutions eye drops etc.....just smear it over the eye, directions say ok to get in the eye, it will keep eyes from crusting over lube them 3-4 days will be better, did this myself and answered many post , who replied back stating it worked for them to, very inexpensive , Good Luck

  3. johnkang

    johnkang In the Brooder

    May 15, 2009

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