Bloody Eye (Don't worry, no pictures!)

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Chickensfan, Mar 1, 2017.

  1. Chickensfan

    Chickensfan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hello all, i need help with a situation. i am not sure if i should be worried or not.
    i was walking out to put the chickens away for bedtime on the roosts and i picked my cockerel Palmer up. he is a pavlovskaya, and has a crest. it hangs down in front of one eye. i lifted it up gently but saw his eye had a little blood in it.
    should i be worried? i will give more details if you need them.
    thanks,
    Marie
     
  2. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you slowly gesture your hand towards his eye and watch for a blink?Rinse the eye off with water then apply Vetericyn Eye spray(Which can be found at a local feed store).Spray it on there a few times a day and he should heal up fine.
     
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  3. Chickensfan

    Chickensfan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you so much. the cut appeared to be on his eyelid. should i still rinse and spray?
     
  4. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes.
     
  5. Chickensfan

    Chickensfan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok! when i get the spray, i will use it! (and i will rinse)
     
  6. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great!
     
  7. Chickensfan

    Chickensfan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have not gotten the spray yet, but i checked his eye and it seems to be healing all on it's own. should i still spray?
    sorry for the constant questions,
    Marie
     
  8. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If its a minor cut she will be fine.
     
  9. Chickensfan

    Chickensfan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok! thank you for all of your help! he is blinking in both eyes and healing up great.
     

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