Beaked in the eye

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Billed2aFault, Sep 1, 2016.

  1. Billed2aFault

    Billed2aFault New Egg

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    I have 4 male ducks about 5 month old a Pekin; Donald, 2 Rouens; Heath and Jack and a Buff named Arttie. Donald and Arttie are rather mellow but the Jokers are a riot. Today Jokers beaked Arttie in the eye he was separated but later towards the night while we put them up he was hiding in the ivy bush and wouldn't come out. As soon as he did I noticed his eye half closed, a bit teary and not foamy but kinda. make a note that they are completely healthy well fed ducks and i just want to know how to treat his eye.
     
  2. SmallFarmUSA

    SmallFarmUSA Out Of The Brooder

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    I might try vetericyn spray on his eye, or ACV in his water, deep enough to put his whole head in. Chances are it'll probably heal up just fine on it's own.
     
  3. lomine

    lomine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A simple rinse would be a good start. Make sure there's nothing in there (like a bit of dirt from the others beak). Coconut oil with help with healing and is anti bacterial.
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    When using ACV in their drinking water it's 1-2 tab. to 1 gallon of water. Hope you notice healing quickly.
     
  5. Billed2aFault

    Billed2aFault New Egg

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    Thank you very much for all your input and I will try all of these things
     
  6. Billed2aFault

    Billed2aFault New Egg

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    Where can i get this? is it specifically online?
     
  7. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    You can use simple eye solution you buy to clean contacts...Wash its face with warm water...I would not really mess around...Also pickling salt in a warm water bath for the eye will help...
     
  8. SmallFarmUSA

    SmallFarmUSA Out Of The Brooder

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    Apple Cider Vinegar you can find at pretty much any grocery store/pharmacy.
     

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