New born duck eyes swollen shut

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Ducky13, Apr 17, 2017.

  1. Ducky13

    Ducky13 Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 17, 2017
    Hello everyone, very new to this. My baby duck hatched a day ago and his eyes are swollen and shut with goop on the inside, I have washed and soaked them both with warm water but nothing has happened and I just put some saline drops in his eyes.... I don't want to loose my baby and just need some guidance to help the baby out [​IMG]
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
  3. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under Ducky13 [​IMG] Welcome!

    How is your little one doing?

    I echo redsoxs in that the folks on the ER or Duck Forums are going to be your best bet for getting some advice/assistance .. good luck.

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    [​IMG]Please understand that when you go offline, the ER folks or Duck people are not able to reach you. It would be best to treat his eye early, so no damage is done.
  5. Ducky13

    Ducky13 Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 17, 2017
    Thanks everyone for the help, I was just getting anxious and worried and took him to the vet and got some ointment for his eye and have to wash it out with saline and a cotton ball.

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