Chick with injured eye, or disease?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by comp6512, Oct 3, 2009.

  1. comp6512

    comp6512 Songster

    Dec 3, 2008
    As I was checking them this afternoon, this 5 day old chick has one eye watering and feathers around the eye are not as fluff and all stuck together. There is no blood around the eye, so I don't know if she was pecked on or is it a disease. It is hard to tell from the picture. Second eye is fine. Right now she is isolated. Any ideas what it could be?

  2. Glenda L Heywood

    Glenda L Heywood Songster

    Apr 11, 2009
    have all the chicks been healthy?

    if so then it is not the start of respiratory disease

    I would if you have it put a drop of vetrx in the eye
    and do that twice a day and it will help the eye secrete moisture

    also if you don't have vetrx put some salve or eye drops in the eye

    thus you can stop any disease it may have coming on

    email me any questions

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