Silkie With Eye Issue, Need More Help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kysilkies, Oct 3, 2009.

  1. kysilkies

    kysilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We got this beautiful baby about a month ago and from day one had a runny left eye(just the left)...First we thought it was the stress of the move, gave a little time, no change...Tried Vitamins, yogurt, applesauce and Oxytetracycline in her water, nothing has really done much good...Oh, we also changed the bedding from wood chips to the softer, 'dust-free' bunny bedding which has reduced the dust level to almost nothing, still no change...Any other thoughts?!?!...

    Thanx to all that offered the previous options, they just haven't got it done...
     
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  2. silky ma

    silky ma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sounds respiratory, use apple cider vinegar to her water- just enough till it is a little brown in color. Roast up some garlic and cook up some brown rice and mix together. Garlic has healing and deworming properties great for viruses. for a cup of cooked brown rice i woulk mix in 1 head of mashed garlic feed for 3 days while adding the vinegar to her water and see how she does. Keep her warm and if she has no buddies to be with use a feather duster at nite.
     
  3. kysilkies

    kysilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! They love the water! We'll see if it works for her! Roasting some garlic now too. Update more later! Thank you again!
     
  4. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    It could also be allergy or blocked tear ducts. I have a boy who has had weepy eyes since he was a few days old. He is now about 6 years old, and has never passed it on to any other bird, it gets worse at times and better at others, but never completely clears up.
     

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