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Treating a 72 hour old chick

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by FarmerJessie, Oct 21, 2013.

  1. FarmerJessie

    FarmerJessie In the Brooder

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    I have a three day old chick who has developed some gunk around its eyes. I would like to treat the chick, but I don't know if you can give such a young chick antibiotics or not. If you can, how much?

    Thank you for any advice you can give!
     

  2. Judy

    Judy Crowing Staff Member Premium Member

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    You can put some antibiotic ophthalmic ointment in its eyes. You can also usse brand name plain Neosporin ointment.
     
  3. FarmerJessie

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    Thank you for your reply! I will give it a try!
     

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