Eye issues...UPDATE

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by JeninMN, Jun 16, 2008.

  1. JeninMN

    JeninMN Songster

    Apr 3, 2008
    6/17...I checked over everyone again this morning...noone else is having any problems...just this one...it is now affecting both eyes however...she is eating just fine, everything else is normal with her...just her eyes are doing this...

    Advice? Anyone?? Thank you!!

    Help! We are new to this and all 29 of them have been perfectly healthy..still are...but we have one that I think was a little runty in the first place..she has been slower developing than the rest of them...little bit on the slow side maybe...anyway...we noticed she had her left eye shut last night...didn't know if another one of them had pecked her or not...she does still have her eye...but there is a little crud in the corner of her eye and she doesn't seem just right...just wants to lay in the corner of the coop...a few of the others seem pretty protective of her...this is also the same one that we thought had something wrong with her one day about a week ago as she seemed like she couldn't get up...then we got her to stand and she has been fine since then. but now this...

    Is this normal? Do you think she just got pecked from one of the others??? If she has an eye infection can that spread to the rest of them??? What can we do????

    Thank you all!!! Any and all advice is so much appreciated [​IMG]

    Last edited: Jun 17, 2008
  2. Zookeeper9000

    Zookeeper9000 Songster

    Mar 1, 2008
    Gladstone MI
    I am sorry I can't help ya but I wanted you to know that I care and hope someone can come on who can help you. Hang in there.
  3. sammi

    sammi Songster

    Dec 21, 2007
    Southeast USA
    wash the eye with saline eye wash..
    and terramycin eye ointment from feed/farm store.

    sounds like she could have a little "pink eye"..(conjunctivitis)
  4. JeninMN

    JeninMN Songster

    Apr 3, 2008
    Thanks both of you! I didn't see eye ointment at Fleet Farm...I did start her on the soluable type in the water last night...was this wrong to do?????? She is having trouble with both eyes now...she is eating, drinking...does lay around more than usual....she is the smallest one of the group...

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