Chick wont open one eye

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by knynrstylvr222, May 7, 2008.

  1. knynrstylvr222

    knynrstylvr222 In the Brooder

    May 5, 2008
    My 24 hr old chick wont open his right eye, what do I do??? He seems fine otherwise, but he may have scratched it when he was hatching last night he had a little bit of a hard time trying to push the egg shell off, and his nails kept getting close to his eye ball, maybe he scratched it then?
  2. love-my-wolves

    love-my-wolves Songster

    Mar 14, 2008
    Front Royal, VA
    I am no expert, but I would leave it in there, unless it is bleeding or oozing. It should clear up with time. That is what I would do in your situation, although I would also be in a panic, too. [​IMG] Good luck! Steph

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