2week old ducklings

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by katie246, Mar 3, 2017.

  1. katie246

    katie246 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 week old ducklings and today the smaller of the 2 has started to breath quite heavy and sounds wheezy also it has a small amount of mucus pop instead of normal. They both have access to fresh water deep enough to submerge their heads and a constant supply of duck crumb any advice would be great please.
     
  2. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join us here! Sorry to hear you have an under the weather duckling but I'm sure if you post in the duck section link that NFC left for you the keepers there will be able to help.

    Good luck and I hope your duckling is well again soon :fl
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    You've been given some good links. I hope your ducklings will be on the road to recovery.
     
  5. katie246

    katie246 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks all will go and look now also took the duckling to the vets about an hour ago and not looking good they are treating it for pneumonia poor little thing.
     
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Katie, and [​IMG]! Great to have you aboard! Best of luck to you and your duck! [​IMG]
     
  7. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under katie246 [​IMG] Welcome!

    Aaaw, I am sorry to hear your little duck has pneumonia and very much hope that it makes a full recovery [​IMG]

    I also hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
     
  8. katie246

    katie246 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for your welcome but unfortunately my little duckling put up a brave fight but just was not strong enough and passed away about an hour ago but I still have 1 baby left strong and healthy so just need to get a friend for him to keep it company.
     
  9. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    Aaaw katie246 I am so sorry to hear this [​IMG] Good luck with finding some company for your little one.
     
  10. katie246

    katie246 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I have just had 4 ducklings hatch and still have more eggs to go so she will have lots of friends just got to wait for them to grow a bit bigger.
     

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