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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Farmer Jones, Apr 19, 2016.

  1. Farmer Jones

    Farmer Jones New Egg

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    Hi all! I am new to raising chickens & just got 12 Americana chicks. They are all growing like crazy and seem to be healthy except 1 has a watery crusty eye. It looks like some down got in her eye & irritated it. We tried a qtip to wipe the crusty off & push the down away from the eye. It looked better that day but then got crusty again. She (or he) is eating, drinking & is as sociable like the others babies. Any suggestions for this newbie chicken farmer?
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Last edited: Apr 19, 2016
  4. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC. I would suggesting posting your question in the "Emergencies, diseases, injuries and cures" forum for the best responses.

    good luck
    CT
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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