swollen eye

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by unrealcolin, Feb 27, 2009.

  1. unrealcolin

    unrealcolin New Egg

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    hi everyone
    got a silkie hen about 12 weeks old noticed last nite her eye was slighty shut.had a closer look and saw it was swollen , bathed it with cold tea and it opened abit more.has a look this morning its open abit more still swollen and looking cloudy/watery she eating and drinking well any ideas thanks.off to work now so want be back it later tonight
     
  2. agirly4chicks

    agirly4chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am going to my vet today for this same thing on a 1 week old hen. She said to do warm water compresses. I will let you knoe if she gives me any other tips.
     
  3. agirly4chicks

    agirly4chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My little girl has Conjunctivitis, they gave me medicated eye drops. You might want to try contacting a vet about drops.
     
  4. unrealcolin

    unrealcolin New Egg

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    hiya thanks for replying.been given some saline solution by a friend with birds he told me that it should help her out going to try it tonight and see what shes like in the morning
     

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