day old chick eye problem

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by cream puff, Sep 3, 2014.

  1. cream puff

    cream puff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a day old chick whose eyes were open when she hatched, then one eye closed and now the other eye is closed when she's not sleeping. What is it? Should I put her back in the incubator? She was in for at least 12 hours after she hatched.
     
  2. lightchick

    lightchick Overrun With Chickens

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    How is she now? I hope she's better!
     
  3. cream puff

    cream puff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    she ended being a he, he's fine now, healthy and aggressive, after all that worry we'll have to make soup out of him in a month or two. But at least I now know that weak chicks close their eyes and that they can recover with a little tlc. Thanks for asking [​IMG]
     
  4. lightchick

    lightchick Overrun With Chickens

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    Ahhh. So glad he made it!
     

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