Eyedrops on chickens?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by RareFeathers, Mar 23, 2011.

  1. RareFeathers

    RareFeathers Out Of The Brooder

    65
    0
    39
    Jul 24, 2010
    Tamworth, NSW
    one of my leghorns has one of it's eyees shut with mucus, can i use eyedrops on it?

    thanks

    james
     
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    23,514
    1,444
    476
    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    You can buy sterile saline solution at any pharmacy to flush/rinse the eye. If you suspect an eye infection, apply terramycin eye ointment.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by