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pheasant chicks eyes stuck shut

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by vkambull, Apr 18, 2009.

  1. vkambull

    vkambull Out Of The Brooder

    May 25, 2008
    I hatched my first pheasant eggs yesterday, and noticed a little while ago that one of the chicks eyes are stuck shut. will they open on there own, and if they don't should i try anything to help???
  2. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

    Mar 3, 2009
    sorry [​IMG] But I bet someone does
  3. Donnadzitall

    Donnadzitall Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2009
    Granite Falls WA
    I have never had this happen...I raise pheasants but if you PM Lophura he is a pheasant expert he may help you...I think Ticks raises them too or TonyK...Sorry I couldn't help you but maybe one of them can!
  4. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Jan 11, 2007
    Use moist warm water to get them open. You don't want them sealed shut for too long..could lead to blindness. How old is the pheasant chick? newly hatched or older?

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