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I think my duck has an eye infection. What should i do?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by adroit14, Oct 20, 2015.

  1. adroit14

    adroit14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Will it be bad if she drinks the water?
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Not at all ACV is a wonderful tonic for them and for us. I put ACV in my flocks drinking water 3X a week
     
  3. adroit14

    adroit14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, I found some and will be giving it to them shortly.
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Let us know how she is in the morning.

    @adroit14 could any of your other ducks be picking on her? just trying to get to the bottom of this
     
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  5. adroit14

    adroit14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry for not replying. I have had hernia surgery and have been recovering in the hospital, and now I back home. I only have one other duck, and they play nice with each other. I have never seen aggression between the 2. Its still has a little foam, but not too much.
     
  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I'm sorry you had to have surgery, I bet your glad to be home and I hope all goes well with healing.

    Well sounds like she is improving so keep putting the ACV in their drinking bucket but if it still doesn't clear up altogether by weekend I'd get the Terramycin eye ointment[Feed store] and start applying it according to directions. Just to make sure it clears up completely.
     
  7. adroit14

    adroit14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, ill pick up the medicine over the weekend.
     
  8. Miss Lydia

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    Keep us updated please.
     
  9. adroit14

    adroit14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, I am starting to get worried. She is having weird behavior. She went to the shallow side of the pond and started excessively cleaning herself. It looked like she was hitting her head on the rocks. Then she refused to get out of the pond, still cleaning herself. When we finally got her out, it looed like her eye got redder. Is it maybe breeding season? Ive never seen this type of behavior and I cant afford a vet in my current situation.
    Any tips @caspo
     
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  10. adroit14

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    Any tips @casportpony
     

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