This is my Blue Cochin Roo that has something going on with his eye. I bought him yesterday from the NY state fair. Didn't realize his eye was messed up. I put Terramycin in his eye today. Should I be doing anything else? New to chickens
I would like to share what I would do, but make clear that this is not advice nor is it a recommendation. It's what I would do if it were my rooster. First I would use Willard's Water or Colloidal Silver to purify the exterior of the swelling. I would then take the sharp point end of a surgical knife and very carefully pop the underside of the swelling and allow it to drain. I would then squirt or spray Colloidal Silver into the wound to kill any infection. I would keep applying the Colloidal Silver several times a day until the wound scabbed up and dropped off. Again, this is not advice and I'm not recommending that you follow this procedure. I do recommend that you see your avian specialist to take care of this.
Thank you all for responding. I will continue with the Terramycin ointment & see how it is in a few days or if it gets worse before then. I dont dare pop it because I'm not experienced & dont feel comfortable. If it comes to that though..I will ask my vet to do it.