4 or 6 month old duck with runny nose

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by KatGold, Dec 7, 2012.

  1. KatGold

    KatGold Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 15, 2011
    Hi all,

    Today I bought a female Khaki Campbell from a family that keeps lots of chickens and ducks.

    The family hatched the duck. I brought it home and before I got home this afternoon, I realized that she had a slightly runny nose on one nostril. Later, it looked okay.

    I checked on her just now at bedtime, and it is runny again. She is isolated from my other chickens and ducks and has splash tub of water.

    What signs should I look for? How concerned should I be? What might this be?

    I don't want to take her to a vet. What kind of first aid should I administer?

    What I have on hand: vitamins and electrolytes, kerfir, ACV, nose drops, whey (from cheese I just made), Tylan 50, Oxine, and some kind of antibiotic I can put in water.

    Thanks for any advice.

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