Duckling Blind In One Eye?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Feather Hearts, Jan 16, 2018.

  1. Feather Hearts

    Feather Hearts Crowing

    Oct 4, 2016
    Northland, New Zealand
    A duckling hatched today (Along with his five siblings) Under a broody hen. I noticed he was only opening one eye, so I gently opened the other. However I saw a cloudy bluish mess over his eye? Is this blindness or something else? Can the little guy adapt to living like this?
    Side note: Despite his eye, he and all his siblings are healthy and active.
    Fields Mountain Farm likes this.
  2. Fields Mountain Farm

    Fields Mountain Farm Addict

    Jun 6, 2017
    Dunlap TN
    Good morning.
    I'm sure the little duckling will be fine, but you may wish to consider posting in the ducks forum. You may get a response much faster from the duck crew. :fl

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