My Hen has a Milky eye

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by loverchicken15, Jul 17, 2016.

  1. loverchicken15

    loverchicken15 Hatching

    Aug 8, 2015

    My hen has one milky eye, She recently got pecked in the eye and it was swollen shut for a while and now its open. Now its all milky and watery looking.

    Do you think its normal? Or do you think its infected?

    Please give me some feed back :)

  2. TheMauveDuck

    TheMauveDuck In the Brooder

    Apr 22, 2016
    Ducks can get infected eyes that look sometimes like there's a white liquid on their eyes, and irritation around the eyes. My duck got it last winter because she couldn't flush it out because the pond was frozen. Make sure your duck has clean water to swim in as well as clean drinking water. You can also put apple cider vinegar in their drinking water which helps treat the infection and build their immune systems. The other healthy ducks can drink it too. Make sure the bowl isn't aluminum, steel or tin and that they can dip their whole faces in.

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