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Sore eye on Welsh Harlequin duck

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

  1. Mandarin

    Mandarin New Egg

    Apr 25, 2014
    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?

  2. DemonicFowl

    DemonicFowl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 4, 2014
    South Eastern Mass
    Try cleaning it with a saline solution.
  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

    Jan 3, 2010
    Southern New England
    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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