My imported Chocolate got in a fight. :( I need help.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by dandydoodle, Dec 9, 2012.

  1. dandydoodle

    dandydoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 21, 2010
    georgia
    My Orpington was in a fight two days ago, she had a small cut around her eye. Her eye is really swollen. The outside seems to have gotten better but, it is still really swollen. I think maybe she got hurt in her eye. I am worried it might be getting infected. Is there anything I can do if she has an infection in her eye? Thanks for the help in advance.

    I don't want her to die.
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  2. Chicken Tamer

    Chicken Tamer Overrun With Chickens

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    Try putting neosporen on it, that may help and put electrolights in her water, it may calm her down.
     
  3. Malibu99

    Malibu99 Overrun With Chickens

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    Make sure it's neosporin without pain relief.
     
  4. dandydoodle

    dandydoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 21, 2010
    georgia
    I have been putting antibiotic creme around the eye but, I can't put it in the eye can I? I am worried there is a wound inside the eye and that is why it is still swollen. I am not sure she might need antibiotic inside her eye. Is there any antibiotic that can be put in the eye. I would ask a vet but, there aren't any around here that see chickens. Thanks for trying to help. I will look, I probably already have some electrolytes I can use. If I do how much do I use? I am not sure if she is drinking or not. The fact that she can't see out of the one eye right now seems to be upsetting her some. I haven't seen her drink.
     
  5. Malibu99

    Malibu99 Overrun With Chickens

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    You can flush it out with an iodine solution. Hopefully this helps :(
     
  6. Chicken Tamer

    Chicken Tamer Overrun With Chickens

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    All I Know is a 1/2 teaspoon per a gallon
    I am so sorry! [​IMG]
     
  7. dandydoodle

    dandydoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 21, 2010
    georgia
    have you done this before? Where do I get it?
     
  8. Malibu99

    Malibu99 Overrun With Chickens

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    I personally have not, but I believe you can get it at Walmart, CVS, Walgreens, etc.
     
  9. Chicken Tamer

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    How is she?
     

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