Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by animalloverabh, Aug 1, 2013.

  1. animalloverabh

    animalloverabh Allons-y, Alonso

    Just woke up to find my peachick with his eyes almost sealed togerther after a cat attack a few wwewks ago
  2. critters

    critters Chillin' With My Peeps

    ooh...poor baby..I can't help but feel for your baby...
    haven't been lucky enough yet to have any peachicks

    did have a rooster with a swollen eye, closed shut
    after a run in with another bully rooster trying to
    change the pecking order I think...
    I took a warm wet rag and held it to his eye then
    gently wiped it trying to get rid of any dirt that was
    there...then put some neosporin on and did this
    several times a day...after a few days the swelling
    went down and all seemed to be normal

    hope someone else can tell what to do for your
    peachick since they may know something better
    for them

    good luck! [​IMG][​IMG]
  3. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady

    Apr 22, 2008
    upstate SC
    Yeah, warm wet washcloth or soft paper towel. I hold it against the eye for a bit to wet and soften the lids and anything else there and then slowly wipe it off. I put terramycin in the eyes then for about 3 days. I am treating a chicken now that was attacked by other chickens. I am also using neosporin without the pain relief on her wounds.
  4. animalloverabh

    animalloverabh Allons-y, Alonso

    Yeah I have been putting saline solution on them but I went to look for teramycin today and it's not stocked in england, so I looked online but it takes two weeks to ship :(
  5. The saline solution is just for washing any foreign material out. If you cannot find the teramycin you can you use neosporin or it's generic, triple antibiotic. Just make sure they don't have any extras like pain relief additives. You will have to apply frequently. It will try and wipe it off on its back.
  6. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

    Jun 24, 2012
    My Coop
    I've actually used it in my eyes.

  7. mbbrinegar

    mbbrinegar Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 26, 2013
    Had no idea you could put neosporin in your eye. Will definitely have to remember this. [​IMG]

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