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Baby chick eye

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by paigeclark22, Aug 5, 2016.

  1. paigeclark22

    paigeclark22 New Egg

    Jan 25, 2015
    Hey guys my baby chick who is 3 days old keeps one of his eyes closed. It looks to be oozing. Can I use human eye drops on him? I don't have a bird vet anywhere around. Please help
  2. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Sep 20, 2015
    Southern N.C. Mountains
    You can try flushing it with some saline and look to see if it has anything in they eye like dirt/debris.

    Then apply some Vetericyn eye gel or Terramycin eye ointment in the eye.

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