Couldn't find any feather dusters.

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by The Sheriff, Dec 4, 2009.

  1. The Sheriff

    The Sheriff Overrun With Chickens

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    Thoroughly Modern Mille and the gang on Swiffer dusters!

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    Look at my Blue Laced Red Wyandotte in the front, isn't she beautiful? I am concerned that her eyes aren't opened all the way yet. Gonna go post on the Emergencies, Disease & Illness thread and see if anyone has any ideas.
     
  2. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    I had a couple of ducks born like this. Not enough humidity during hatching was my prime suspect. I cleaned their eyes with a swab squirted with saline solution. It worked.
     
  3. Soccer Mom

    Soccer Mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, so cute! Swiffer babies!
     
  4. The Sheriff

    The Sheriff Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:thanks. I did that and it worked well. This little-bit-a-nuttin' was the last straggler in the hatch so I suspect I let the humidity fall to soon after he hatched out, in anticipation of moving him to the brooder and setting my Christmas hatch. [​IMG]

    I'll keep him hydrated and apply the compresses if his eyes get stuck again. I'll make some use of things I learned in nursing school!

    Mary
     
  5. Darlasmum

    Darlasmum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Swiffers in to the rescue!! Too cute!
     
  6. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Adorable.


    And I found my feather duster at the dollar store. But they're not the feather dusters you remember from way back when they were big, poofy and hot pink.[​IMG]
     

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