sick duck

  1. PoultryLover1289

    help pls! I don’t know why my ducks poo is green

    She’s only two days old, very healthy I think. She eats a lot drinks a lot and loves to run around. I noticed that her poop is quite green. Pls help I don’t this his is normal.
  2. X

    I have sick ducks

    Sweet no so here I go... So. My poor babies are sick. Two of them at least! I've tried my best to figure out what could be possibly the issue, how they got sick and what they're sick with. One is more severely ill and I am scared for her most. But I still am very concerned about the other one...
  3. C

    Duck Lethargic, Shaking, and Refusing Food/Water - HELP!

    We've got a young (about 14 weeks old, not laying yet) female runner duck who is very lethargic (hiding, standing away from the flock, standing hunched up, not walking around with everyone, not foraging), shaking like she's cold (outside temp is 64 and headed towards 82), and refusing food and...
  4. S

    Something is wrong with one of our ducks

    Hello, we have four ducks a month old almost exactly. They just started spending days outside. It is between 65-75 degrees Fahrenheit. They have water and food in a 5x5 pen I made them. Recently, starting this morning, one of our little ones, Peanut, has been acting lethargic. She sits there...
  5. Greystone farm

    Week old duckling with injured beak

    Hello! I have a week old duckling with an injured beak. I was taking her outside on a nice sunny day, keeping her safe in my hands. My little flock of adult ducks waddled over, seeming interested. I crouched down, holding the baby (her name is Layla and she’s a Welsh Harlequin) close to my body...
  6. T

    DUCK GASPING FOR 3 MONTHS PLEASE HELP (VIDEOS ATTACHED)

    My duck is one year old. She has been gasping and head shaking along with that noise for 3 months now (see the two links attached of videos at the bottom). She does this 24/7 although it slightly stops when she is sleeping. I dosed her for gapeworm using Zerofen fenbendazole last week but I...
  7. auce99

    Quickly Deteriorating Indian Runner Duck

    I swear, things always happen on the weekend… and we recently moved, so I have no vet to reach out to yet, so I’m asking for some advice/help from all of you… please help! I hope I’m just overreacting, but I know how quickly things can turn. I have a Chocolate/Brown Indian Runner, about 4yrs...
  8. S

    Is my duck sad or sick?

    Hey fellow duck lovers. Yesterday I said goodbye to one of my Muscovy ducks, Daphne. She died after a long bout with a respiratory illness of some kind. My question today is about her sister Gigi. Gigi has been standoffish the last few days, and I noticed yesterday was not interested in eating...
  9. Ahmad_Ali

    I'm not sure what's wrong with one of my ducks

    So, I've noticed that one of my ducks has started to show odd behavior for eg its now slower and less energetic than it used to be, whenever the other ducks used to run he used to be the fastest one and now he lags behind l, also he runs with his head hunched in towards its body, while...
  10. J

    Hi I’m new and my mallard duck seems sick

    I’m really new and I have no idea what I’m doing but my mallard duck seems weak and she’s sleeping a lot and barley eating or drinking. I’ve tried giving her watered down oatmeal, watered down boiled egg yolk, and watered down feed. I genuinely don’t know what to do. She’s about a few days maybe...
  11. F

    Rouen Hen lethargic vomiting

    I have a rouen hen that vomited once yesterday that I witnessed. It was brownish water. She is acting lethargic and weak. When she tries to walk she stumbles after a while. She had something similar happen about 5 weeks ago. But I never seen her vomit. She stopped laying eggs the last time. I...
  12. K

    Duckling is Sick!!!

    Hi everyone! I am new to the world of duck ownership as of this past Monday. Up until today, my two ducklings have been fine, but I noticed this morning that one was sneezing quite a bit. I thought it might be some dust from the clean shavings I put in their brooder, but when I got home from...
  13. Fairywoodducks

    Duck with broken femur! Advice needed! Help!

    Sadly my duck Emmy (she's 3) took a tumble and broke her left leg/femer. The vet said I might be able to find a local vet to put a pin in her leg or the other option is amputation. I know birds have a hard time going under for surgery. I'm hoping her leg can be fixed, but is it too risky? Should...
  14. T

    Is my duck eggbound or sick?

    Hi, I have a muscovy female that is about a year old now. She seems to have had problems walking a few times, but we always just thought it was because she lost strength from sitting on her nest 24/7. She's trying to make a nest now, but she made 7 eggs. 2 I found crushed by the pool, 1 kicked...
  15. J

    mucus/slime coming from ducks mouth.

    my 2 full grown duck both had this thick mucus stuff in there beaks yesterday. i gave them water and they cleaned it out but the mucus came back. this morning all the mucus was gone and i haven’t seen any in there beaks today. i am worried that it might be avain cholera, this is what one of...
  16. C

    Unknown cause of duck death

    One of my hens died last night. She was not killed by an animal. I've had 15 ducks for about a year. They are a few different breeds but were mostly raised together and they all get along. We've been getting one egg a day from pretty much all nine females, but they lay wherever they want so I...
  17. L

    help duck has clear liquid leaking out of vent

    Hi I have a piking duck that's around 6 month old. Shes been laying soft shelled eggs and been experiencing some issues. First she got herself egg bound but she eventually passed the egg. Then she got a broken egg inside of her. We gave her amoxicillin just in case. And after a week she now has...
  18. A

    My 2 months old duckling won't stop screaming and having problem in walking

    Hello. I have a duckling (about 2 months old). I think it's female (don't know the gender for sure). A few days back her left leg starting to have a problem and she can't walk properly or put her weight on left leg. She is having this problem for 15 days now. Today morning she started screaming...
  19. L

    Duck with Eye Injury!!!

    Hello! I have a precious 6 month old duck with an injury to his eye. I noticed this past Wednesday (4 days ago) that he would not open his eye. Upon further inspection, his eye looked glazed over/milky and like there was a small cut. Since then, a bubble like growth is coming off of his eye and...
  20. chickmamat

    Muscovy Losing Feathers + Lethargic

    Hey all! To start, yes, I know Muscovy are not technically ducks. Now that that’s out of the way lol.... I am a chicken person, never owned water fowl. A friend at our local animal shelter reached out because they had a Muscovy that was dumped at a local park. She is unbelievably sweet and...
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