Newly hatred chick's eye closed

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by boobear8199, Nov 27, 2015.

  1. boobear8199

    boobear8199 New Egg

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    My one day old chick has an eye that seems to be sealed shut. The eyeball is moving, but lid is closed. I had to assist this chick in hatching but don't think I injured it. Any suggestions?
     
  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Gently clean the eye with a q-tip or warm washcloth. Its probably just sealed shut with a bit of hatching gunk :)
     
  3. boobear8199

    boobear8199 New Egg

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    Thanks. It finally opened!
     

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