eye stuck shut

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by flip9109, May 21, 2008.

  1. flip9109

    flip9109 Songster

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    A friend of mine has two birds with one eye stuck shut. it's full of milky liquid that seems to be gluing it shut. if i open the eye it runs out. what could this be? what to do?
     
  2. DuckLady

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    Some kind of eye infection. I would say keep it clean with a flush of saline and then a smear of Terramycin eye ointment. If 2 of them are exhibiting the same symptons, one should see a vet to protect the rest of the flock.
     
  3. flip9109

    flip9109 Songster

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    Thanks. he put Terramycin in their water. one is better already.
     
    Last edited: May 22, 2008

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