Duck eye problem

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by whitehouse12, Mar 5, 2017.

  1. whitehouse12

    whitehouse12 Just Hatched

    Mar 5, 2017
    I need help with my ducks eye she has been having problems with both eyes since September we have gone down the route of the vets using eye drops and she's been on a corse of antibiotics (tylan) for 10 days and still no good.
    Symptoms are ever couple of weeks or so she gets a slight milky coloured line across either her right or left eye and then the day after her eye is shut completely there is no discharge from the eye it just makes her very unhappy and she sits down a lot, doesn't want to route around like she normally does, but the day after she will be back to normal with her eye open back to her usual self
    she isn't scratching it so it's not irritating her.
    I'm just concerned as it's becoming a regular occurrence
    If anyone can help i would be really great full and she would too
    I'll take a picture and put it on
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - thanks for joining, but sorry to hear about your duck. I'm not sure if this is a condition specific to ducks, but the folks on the duck forum may be able to have some experience of this -

    Good luck
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  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join us here! I'm afraid I'm not a duck keeper but I see you have now posted in the duck section. I'm sure the keepers there will be able to help you.

    Good luck and enjoy your time here on BYC :frow
  4. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    I hope someone over on the duck forum will be able to help you out.

    Best of luck!
  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    X2 on the advice above! Best wishes and hope your duck is okay!!
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Hope the duck people will be able to help you out.
  7. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under whitehouse12 [​IMG] Welcome!

    As you have already received some good advice and links, I will just wish you and your girl all the best.

    You might want to also pop in and say hello on your local thread: ‘Find your State’s thread.

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
  8. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

    Apr 24, 2016
    Welcome to da club! I am so glad you joined us and I hope you will make yourself at home here! :frow


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