Chick with goopy eye

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Nikkumz, Apr 19, 2011.

  1. Nikkumz

    Nikkumz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a chick whos eye is goopy and has like a film over it, She cant close her eye all the way, if i can get it cleaned off enough for it to close its eye, is it ok to put neosporin or bacitracin zinc ointment on it...I dont have any terramycin though
     
  2. Nikkumz

    Nikkumz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    anyone know? i got clean now but is it ok for neosporin? or bacitracin antibiotic ointment
     
  3. froggiesheins

    froggiesheins Overrun With Chickens

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    The only thing you should put in or around the eye is ointment specifically for the eye. After you cleaned it up did the goopy stuff come back?
     
  4. WhetzelMomma

    WhetzelMomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I used medical grade iodine on my chick with a goopy eye... after washing it with warm water and a rag... and it cleared up immediately!!
     
  5. Nikkumz

    Nikkumz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yes it came back and io cleaned it again and put the bacitracin on it....Thats what bacitracin is for is eyes and skin. It semms to be helping him a bit cuz he cant open and close it now
     

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