What's wrong with my duck?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Southernchickens, Aug 4, 2010.

  1. Southernchickens

    Southernchickens Chirping

    Jun 30, 2010
    Mobile, Alabama
    I was walking around today and noticed that one of my drakes had his right eye closed so I picked him up and when he opened it the eye was watery and had a little discharge. He seems fine and shows no other sign of illness. His left eye is normal. Anyone have an idea what it could be?
  2. GrumpyOldMan

    GrumpyOldMan Chirping

    Jun 7, 2010
    SE Louisiana
    May just have pocked it with / on something. But I’m no duck expert.
  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

    Jan 3, 2010
    Southern New England
    I think it sounds like an injury, might be getting infected. I have been told there are medicated eye drops you can get. Wish I could offer more.
  4. dieselgrl48

    dieselgrl48 Songster

    Feb 21, 2010
    Duck's are always naturaly foraging.So yes maybe he poked it in some weed's or stick's.If you can catch it just gently wipe it with a soft warm moist cloth and watch it for the next few days for sign's of infection.

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