swollen/ scabbed eye?

by Christina
(Chula Vista, CA, USA)

My bird has been in a condition for at least 5 months. He is a Zebra finch and flies completly normal, like before he got a condition. He has a scab over his eye and when he accidently rubs it off it always scares me because I seen blood by his eye. Again, his condition is only in one eye. My question is: how do i make the scabbing stop coming after he rubs off the scab that was on before? how do i stop the bleeding when he takes off the scab as well? His eye is also watery when the scab comes off.

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Oct 03, 2011
Bird with scab over eye
by: The Avian Vet

This bird needs medical attention. You need to first determine the cause of the scabbing. It could be pox (no treatable) or bacteria (needs antibiotics), or it could other things. Take him to see an avian veterinarian.

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Sep 22, 2011
Scab on bird's eye bleeds
by: The Avian Vet

This condition needs to be treated by an avian veterinarian

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