Sore eye on Welsh Harlequin duck

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Mandarin, Mar 25, 2015.

  1. Mandarin

    Mandarin New Egg

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    I've recently noticed one of my WH has a sore eye which can also be watery/foamy. The skin around the eye looks a bit blistered. He shares his run with another WH male. They have a pond to wash in which is cleaned regularly.

    Does anyone have any idea what this could be?

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  2. DemonicFowl

    DemonicFowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Try cleaning it with a saline solution.
     
  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    The other drake could be grabbing at him - in which case you need to separate them at least temporarily.

    Saline is a very good idea. Vetericyn also makes an eye gel. If you get it early, it should be pretty easy to deal with.
     

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