swollen eye on day old chick?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by HathawayHens, Mar 7, 2011.

  1. HathawayHens

    HathawayHens Songster

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    There is no discharge or anything wrong that I can see, but the little one has a swollen eye and it is keeping it shut. Any ideas??? Seems ok otherwise so far... other 7 chicks are also fine. [​IMG]
     
  2. HathawayHens

    HathawayHens Songster

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    It's still swollen... has been a day now.
     
  3. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    try taking a cotton ball that is soaked in hydrogen peroxide. It should help, if there is some type of infection it should kill the problem.
     
  4. remington3006

    remington3006 In the Brooder

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    i had a chick that had a swollen eye it did not look infected so i let it fix its self it took 4 days, was not bolging she just could not open it but now she can
     

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