baby chick born with bulged eyes

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by aabbott, Mar 14, 2012.

  1. aabbott

    aabbott Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 30, 2011
    We hatched a friends eggs with only success with one- and now I am not sure of that. This chick looks to be blind- his eyes are very dark and they are a bit bulgy. Within the last couple of days, they have been gooed shut. I have moistened them with a warm water and it works for a time- but I think there may be more going on with this chick than what I can see. Any suggestions? He is eating and drinking- scratches for the food - and he also has 'fits' - it seems as though his eyes do bother and he scratches them vigorously- What should I do?

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