my chick got pecked in the eye!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by HelenDescoins, Nov 9, 2014.

  1. HelenDescoins

    HelenDescoins Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone! A few days ago I noticed my chick got pecked badly in the eye by one of my nasty teenager chickens. I put some zambuck on it (what I always do, usually does the job) and then left it but when I came to check her out again, her skin had grown over the eye and it looked BADLY swollen.
    She seems to be fine with one eye but if there is any natural medicine (sadly my parents won't take me to the vet, had a big argument about it) that can decrease the swelling and/or open the eye (don't mind doing it myself) or would it be fine to leave it alone, will it cause any danger or more damage?[​IMG]
     
  2. WildWyandott110

    WildWyandott110 Chillin' With My Peeps

    open ht e skin up and put some saline on the eye, that shuld help. it will go a bit pussy, bu the eye will be fine.
     
  3. HelenDescoins

    HelenDescoins Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks so much will get to it immediately! :D
     
  4. WildWyandott110

    WildWyandott110 Chillin' With My Peeps

    give me pics often nomatter how gory the eye is.
     
  5. HelenDescoins

    HelenDescoins Out Of The Brooder

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    Will do, do you have any tips of how to open the eye again, should I just peel the scab and stretch? Or use a needle?
     
  6. WildWyandott110

    WildWyandott110 Chillin' With My Peeps

    try to first put some ice cubes on the eye to num the spot then try the needle
     
  7. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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  8. WildWyandott110

    WildWyandott110 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Do you have new pics for me?
     
  9. HelenDescoins

    HelenDescoins Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the help and link, giving her a good nights rest and will sort her out tomorrow:-D
     
  10. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    Welcome to BYC. So sorry about your chicks injury and hope she recovers.
     

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