Chick with feed in eyes

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Mamagigi, Oct 14, 2013.

  1. Mamagigi

    Mamagigi Out Of The Brooder

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    I had a 3-day old chick that fell over into the watering dish and got wet. It promptly flipped over into the feed and was coated with food. It got tiny particles of food in it's eye. I've washed it off and used a water dropper to drip water into the eye to help flush it. It won't open it's eyes now. What can I do now?
     
  2. katbriar

    katbriar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would use saline rather than plain water and give it another flush. Then if it still seems like the eye is irritated, use some ophthalmic ointment.
     
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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