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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by farmdude, Aug 14, 2013.

  1. farmdude

    farmdude Songster

    Sep 20, 2009
    NE Wisconsin
    I discovered my male peacock's eye is messed up. It doesn't appear to be an injury. but it is swollen shut and weeping. Not sure what to do. Is it okay to spray Vetericyn on it? I don't know what else to do :(
  2. Judy

    Judy Crowing Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    I'm not familiar with Vetiricin, but you can put plain Neosporin ointment in eyes, even in people's eyes. It's what I use on myself. Or you can buy ophthalmic antibiotic ointment in a feed store for him.
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Free Ranging Staff Member Premium Member 9 Years

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    Vetericyn wound care is amazing stuff, but I have not used it on the eye. I know they have one designed for eyes. I have used the ophthalmic eye ointment on a bird that had a scraped eye. It's expensive though, neosporin (without pain reliever) would be less expensive.

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