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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

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    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

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    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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