1 day old duckling unresponsive

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by adlynch, Mar 2, 2017.

  1. adlynch

    adlynch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just brought home 8 ducklings and one was unresponsive. The others were trampling he/she so i removed from others put under heat at around 90-95°, gave a little nutri-drench with syringe, and in and out of sleep will drink water with electrolyte in it. Any advice? I know sometimes they are just weak, but would really appreciate some advice
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    The nutradrench is good, but it needs to drink sips of water all evening tonight at least several times an hour. It could have been stressed from shipping or dehydrated. I hope you can save it.
     
  3. adlynch

    adlynch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The duckling did not make it, we buried her out by the blueberry patch. Thanks so much for your response.
     
  4. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I'm very sorry that you lost her. Hopefully, all of your others will be well.
     

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