Crusty eye

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Droopymole, Oct 10, 2007.

  1. Droopymole

    Droopymole Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello, my name is Droopymole, I'm new here, but I have a question. I have two bantam hens and one of them has a crusty eye. It seems swollen too...I cleaned the crust off with a warm wet paper towel, so now she can open her eye, but it's still swollen. any ideas? Thanks!

    Droopy
     
  2. dlhunicorn

    dlhunicorn Human Encyclopedia

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    There are lots of threads here on eye problems... (probably on almost every page)....
    Flush the eye with a sterile saline flush (1/4 tsp of salt in boiling water and boil a further five minutes and then cool> the container should also be sterilized). If there are still problems you can use an antibiotic solution but choose one especially formulated for the eye.
    I would also give POLYVISOL three drops in beak once a day for a week.
     
  3. Droopymole

    Droopymole Out Of The Brooder

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    okay, thanks!
     

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