poults eye

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by jade0206, Mar 21, 2013.

  1. jade0206

    jade0206 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just got four poults did not notice till i got home but one has a almost shut eye does not look red, a little swollen. what can i do for it.

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  2. fried green eggs

    fried green eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You could put a small amount of plain neosporin on it. If a small amount gets in the eye - it is ok. Congrats on the new poults
     
  3. jade0206

    jade0206 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok thanks. do you think it is ok to be around the other ones?
     
  4. fried green eggs

    fried green eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would leave it with the others. As long as it's not bloody, can eat and drink and not really sick - I think it is better to leave them together as it doesn't stress the bird.
     
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    jade0206 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    one more question how many times a day should i put on.
     
  6. fried green eggs

    fried green eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would put it on in the am and again in the pm. It may take a couple days but, it should help it clear up. If the eye was scratched it might take a week but, I've had pretty good results with it. Hope it clears up quickly for you.
     
  7. jade0206

    jade0206 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thanks, I also am using Collodial Silver from the health food store and also the Neosporin. thanks for your help.
     
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    jade0206 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If it don't clear up in a week, it has only been three days but it does not look any better it is still shut. Do you think I should use terramycin?
     
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    You may need to hold a warm compress on it to softens the gunk so, meds can get in. If it's not getting any better - I would add antibiotics to the poults drinking water now. I hope it starts improving soon.
     

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