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Rouen's eye swollen shut

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Debs Flock, Apr 20, 2016.

  1. Debs Flock

    Debs Flock Birds on the brain Premium Member

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    I've searched extensively on here, but can't find anything that really matches my duck's situation. I called my vet, but they won't help unless I bring the duck in. Unfortunately, funds are very low right now so a vet visit isn't feasible. Initially, her eye had the white bubbles, which I've treated previously with success in one of my other ducks with a saline rinse and Veterycin spray. As you can see below, now her eye is swollen shut and she has some scrapes from an overzealous drake. I now have her isolated. Does anyone know what I can do for her?

    Thanks in advance for any help.

    @Amiga
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  2. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Deb, PM me...
     
  3. Ourpeeps123

    Ourpeeps123 Out Of The Brooder

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    It could be Coryza.
     
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  4. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Coryza has a distinct fowl smell... if it doesn't smell, I bet it's not... sinus infections can cause similar symptoms and so could MS or MG...
     
  5. Debs Flock

    Debs Flock Birds on the brain Premium Member

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    There's no smell at all.
     
  6. Debs Flock

    Debs Flock Birds on the brain Premium Member

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    Sent
     
  7. ashbash325

    ashbash325 Out Of The Brooder

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    I would like to know how this problem turns out so if you come to a conclusion please post it
     
  8. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    I hope you and Ravyn have a grip on this - I'd separate her from the drake, and start antibiotics - my first thought is duramycin.
     
  9. Tevyes Dad

    Tevyes Dad Leader of the Quack Premium Member

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    Ouch! I hope Rav can help. This is beyond my experience so if you learn something, please post it.
     
  10. Debs Flock

    Debs Flock Birds on the brain Premium Member

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    We're going to give some oral antibiotics for a few days. I'm also continuing to treat her scrapes & keeping her away from Donald, of course.

    Rav & Kathy, you guys rock!! Thanks very much!!
     

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