Re: Spice Finch eye
Posted by jdg on 4/27/07
Make some tea please. Let the tea come to room temperature and
place a drop or two on the bird's eye with a Q-tip. Repeat
every 3-4 hours for a day.
On 3/17/07, bill wrote:
> On 3/17/07, Arlene wrote:
>> My 6 year old spice finch has just developed what looks
>> like a swollen eye, and I can barely see the eye. I've
>> been trying to get help on line for 1/2 hour but everyone
>> wants money. I just lost my job 1 month ago, and I can't
>> pay for a doctor visit. please help me
> Your finch could have a seed hull or some other debris under
> it's eyelid causing an irritation and swelling.
> It could also have an infection in the eye.
> Without a vet visit, it's going to be a crap shoot as that
> what internet diagnosis becomes.
> You could get an optic saline solution (cheap) at the
> pharmacy or discount store and put several drops on the
> affected eye every few hours to see if it helps to dislodge
> what MIGHT (not guaranteed) be causing the swelling.
> Without a proper diagnosis, this is the best that anyone can
> offer you. At least give it a try. It will not harm your
> bird and just may help.