please help polish chicks with 1 eye closed

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by am6199, Jun 9, 2010.

  1. am6199

    am6199 New Egg

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    i have 7 polish chicks about 10 weeks old. 5 are fine but 2 of them have 1 eye shut and it looks like their eyes are watering... does anyone know what this could be or what i need to do
     
  2. peaceful

    peaceful Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No I don't know, but I will bump you up to see if anyone else knows.
    It's not just their feathers getting in their eyes, is it?
     
  3. fishermans wife

    fishermans wife Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. am6199

    am6199 New Egg

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    [​IMG][​IMG] Thank y'all so much...I wiped the eyes with a warm towel and trimmed their hair just a little and they look much better this morning![​IMG]
     
  5. KelliV

    KelliV Out Of The Brooder

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    I think you're on the right path. You can also try picking up some terramyacin ointment at your local feed store or TSC. It has worked wonders for me when something like this (usually respiratory related) occurs.
     

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