duck closing eyes

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Thebirdwisperr, Jul 24, 2016.

  1. Thebirdwisperr

    Thebirdwisperr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    we have a white star hybrid duck who is about 3 months old, and has displayed no unusual behavior until today. today she started closing her eyes for long periods of time, even walking and swimming with them closed. we flushed her eyes out with water and she seemed better, but only briefly. it has been extremely (90-100 percent) humid and hot (85-95 degrees) for the past few days, but we made sure they always had access to cool clean water for swimming. does she have a disease or infection? or does she just have something in her eyes? we're very concerned about her
     
  2. Cherib603

    Cherib603 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pics? Any redness, swelling or discharge?
    Maybe she's just very Zen. ;)
     
  3. Thebirdwisperr

    Thebirdwisperr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    she wouldn't hold still long enough for a photo, but she's doing a lot better now, she's acting like nothing happened. she doesn't have any swelling or discharge, and the only red on her is a stain from some watermelon she ate
     
  4. Thebirdwisperr

    Thebirdwisperr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    we had 5 coyotes attempt to break into the pen last night, makes me wonder if she wasn't just really freaked out and exhausted
     
  5. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    sounds likely.
     

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