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    Anise for ducks?

    That is part of the frustration b/c when I was rehabbing him, he got - in addition to the Flock Raiser - alfalfa/oat ground hay, kelp, brewer's yeast w/ garlic, occasional roses and dandelions, lettuce, cabbage, black solider fly larvae, mealworms, freeze dried shrimp, occasionally a small...
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    Anise for ducks?

    Well, according to this thread (you have to scroll down a bit to "Starches/Seeds") -> https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/the-ultimate-list-of-duck-treats-and-supplements.242460/ it is a bad thing for them to get a lot of seeds. :idunno He is currently getting 2 decent sized meals of a...
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    Anise for ducks?

    Hi all. I read on the duck treat/food list that ducks can have Calf Manna which is flavored with anise b/c ducks, etc find that very tasty. I have a mallard that was rehabbed and released back in the area where he was injured. He was released 5 1/2 wks ago and we take him a snack once or twice a...
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    4wk old Mallard - when/how to release back outside

    Also - this is an apartment complex where approx 60 ducks live on 3 large ponds - so he will have access to extra food, etc.
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    4wk old Mallard - when/how to release back outside

    I was told the rehabber here will send it to live with someone once it is an adult - how will that work if he is Mallard? Won't he just fly off?
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    4wk old Mallard - when/how to release back outside

    I have a 4wk old Mallard that was attacked my its mother due to misdirected aggression due to the presence of another duck she was looking to attack and was unable to. Every time we take this little duckling out for exercise - other ducks try to attack him b/c he isn't their baby. He has also...
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    The ULTIMATE list of DUCK Treats and Supplements...

    There seems to be enough people on here w/ "house ducks" or ducks that are occasionally inside their homes for this to be included...
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    The ULTIMATE list of DUCK Treats and Supplements...

    These are non-food items, but quite common, so ppl should be aware of these also - Smoke and Other Aerosols Along with the edibles, there are some other things that can be highly toxic to birds. For example, smoking is unhealthy enough for people, but it’s even worse for birds, whose...
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    approx 7wk old duck w/ diarrhea

    This poor baby died. We have no idea why b/c we wanted her back so we can have a little service for her (state wildlife would have done a necropsy for free). An EMT at an avian sanctuary said her belly was distended like she had suffered some sort of trauma and had internal bleeding. No one is...
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    approx 7wk old duck w/ diarrhea

    Another question - if I remember correctly - all the other household can get this duck to eat is mealworms and sprouted greens...could this whole issue be a lack of grains/vit deficiency?
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    approx 7wk old duck w/ diarrhea

    We did locate a vet who treats ducks, but the other caretaker is getting a tooth pulled atm (so I have this duck overnight tonight) and my hubby is at work with our car.
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    hello - I have a sick duck :(

    thank you - I have been looking :)
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    approx 7wk old duck w/ diarrhea

    Hello! I have an unknown mallard cross that is approx 7wks old. She/he has had diarrhea for approx 28hrs now - I added a pic. She is also more quiet, less active (this baby has never been extremely active to begin with and prefers to be a lap duck -_-). She has little to no appetite. They...
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    hello - I have a sick duck :(

    Hi, I joined b/c I have a 7wk old mallard x ? that has had diarrhea for about 24hrs. I have never had any chickens or ducks before. I will look for the duck forums!
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