duckling with eye injury

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by spish, May 27, 2010.

  1. spish

    spish De Regenboog Kippetjes

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    ive just been bringing the ducklings in from there afternoon paddle and noticed one of them has an eye injury, its eye is bleeding [​IMG]
    can i do anything for it? its eyelids can open and close but it looks painful, everytime it 'blinks' the blood washes across the eye. its not bleeding heavily but must hurt [​IMG]
     
  2. Chicken Chat

    Chicken Chat Songster 9 Years

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    Must have gotten something poked in it, poor baby. If you aren't able to take it to the vet, I would suggest washing the eye out with eye wash solution to clear out any contaminants and then use some anitbiotic eye ointment that is available at the farm stores.
     

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