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frizzle won't open her eyes

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jarvis, Dec 31, 2013.

  1. jarvis

    jarvis Songster

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    My young frizzle is keeping her eyes closed... there's no puss or crust .. she's eating when you show her where it is and drinking .. poop is normal not runny ..
    She is kept by herself because she smaller than everyone and needs heat
    Not sneezing or wheezing. . ... I'm really at a loss on this any one have any idea on what's going on with her ... ?
     

  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Do her eyes look normal when you open them? Ammonia smells and dust in the coop can cause eye irritation. Are her eyes watery, or any nasal drainage?
     
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Free Ranging Premium Member

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    You might try some people lubricating eyedrops or ointment to see if it helps. Terramycin eye ointment is good if you can find it in the farm store.
     
  4. jarvis

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    Her eyes look fine maybe slightly watery when u get her to open them.
    I have her inside now so well see if they get better .. I'm cleaning the coop
    Tommorrow .... other than being unsure about moving around she not week at all still flaps her wings when u pick her up ...
     

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