New Chick swollen eye

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by yoshig, Feb 2, 2017.

  1. yoshig

    yoshig New Egg

    Feb 2, 2017
    Hi my 3 week chick has one swollen eyelid, and the eye is milky white. No white worm, pus, lesions sighted. It is drinking, eating and moving well. I noticed it 3 days ago
  2. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

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

    I am sorry that your little one has an eye issue. Unfortunately I have no experience in that regard but suggest that you try posting on the Emergencies & Diseases Forum where someone will most likely be able to assist. If you could include some pictures of the eye that would also be helpful.

    Emergency & Diseases Forum:

    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. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
  3. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    The ER link Teila gave you is the right place to get your bird some help. Hope the eye clears up soon.

    Best of luck to you!
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    X2! Best of luck and hope the problem clears up soon. Also, [​IMG]!
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    You may want to investigate "Eye problems," on the search thread and see is anything matches your chick's problem. Is only one eye affected?
  6. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

    Apr 24, 2016
    Hey there, and welcome to Backyard Chickens!!! I am so glad you decided to join our big, happy family! Please make yourself at home and enjoy yourself here! :frow


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