One 2 week old chick closes one eye! Why??? Is she sick?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Curious1234, May 27, 2012.

  1. Curious1234

    Curious1234 Chirping

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    She is healthy otherwise. She keeps one eye closed but there is nothing visibly wrong with it. No pus, crusts, etc etc. It doesn't look swollen either. What could be wrong?
     
  2. Tmatthews

    Tmatthews In the Brooder

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    I had the same thing happen to one of my chicks. I checked it the next day and it was fine. I think they get pecked in the eye or something else and it takes a night of sleeping to heal it. But if it gets swollen or develops pus, I would seek the advice of a professional! :D
     
  3. Curious1234

    Curious1234 Chirping

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    Thank you!
    :)
     
  4. Izzymoon

    Izzymoon Songster

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    they scratch a lot when growing feathers and sometimes irrate their eyes. warm towel and then a thin layer of neosporin for a couple of days..
     

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