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Is my chick sick ?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by RooChick, Apr 30, 2017.

  1. RooChick

    RooChick Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone,

    I have a 6 week old chick and I just noticed today that it's eye is a little saggy and there are a few small bubbles in it.

    Is my chick sick ? It is acting and eating perfectly normal apart from it's eye.

    Here is a photo:
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    Thanks !
     
  2. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Have any of your other chickens had respiratory illness?

    Droopy eye with bubble or foam can be an indication of respiratory illness or possibly an eye infection from a scratch/debris. Flush the eye with saline and apply some Terramycin eye ointment or Vetericyn eye gel to the eye.


    http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ps044
     

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