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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Settler'sDreamFarm, May 2, 2009.

  1. Settler'sDreamFarm

    Settler'sDreamFarm █ [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]

    Aug 7, 2008
    Ontario, Canada :)
    One of my Bantam Buff Brahma's eye is shut with gunk and crustys in it. What do I to help it?? Do I just use a cloth and gently wipe it???

  2. Redhead Hen

    Redhead Hen Songster

    Apr 14, 2009
    Rising Sun, Maryland
    I have a pullet that had a crusty eye. I would take a clean rag, dip it into warm water and gently wipe the eye clean. I also put some antibiotic in her eye and the water. I was told by someone here on BYC to treat the pullet with antibiotics. This was about 2 weeks ago and I have since moved her out to the coop. She opens her eye and seems fine now even though she does not always keep it open. The goop has not come back either.

    Hopefully someone else will chime in who has more experience! [​IMG]

    ETA - pics may help too. Also the age of the chicken and any other symptoms if there are any. [​IMG]
    Last edited: May 2, 2009

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