Baby Chick **Eye Problem ***

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ssherman, Nov 16, 2007.

  1. ssherman

    ssherman Hatching

    Nov 16, 2007
    I got my chicks in yesterday afternoon and I have one chick
    that has not opened her eyes, moved around, or eaten anything.
    I tried to look for her eyes to see what was up, but all I see is a little slit on both sides.
    It also seems that the chicks head is kinda big.

    Any Ideas on what I can do
  2. bunch-a-chickens

    bunch-a-chickens Songster

    Nov 23, 2007
    Claiborne County Tn.
    Some chickens can get a sinuse infection and it seems that their heads swell, and i'm not sure but i think it may cause eye trouble too. i had a silkie that had really gooey eyes and couldn't open them, so he couldn't see to eat or drink, which lead to me putting him down. I had tryed to treat it with eye infection stuff, but it didn't help. I'm not sure if that helps or not, though.
    Last edited: Nov 24, 2007

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