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Chick With Gummy Eye

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by peepinglaura, Mar 25, 2009.

  1. peepinglaura

    peepinglaura Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I chick born yesterday early eve has a gummy eye. She also doesn't seem quite as strong as the others. I didn't notice the gumminess earlier, so I don't know if I'm unobservant or if its new. It actually looks like it might be the yolk. She doesn't seem quite as strong as the others. When she got out of her shell, you could see the goo left behind in shell attached to membrane was ever so slightly blood tinged.

    My main question is: Can I wash her eye? Secondarily, does her problem sound like a set of symptoms I should worry about? This is my first hatch.

    Thanks,

    Laura
     

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