5 day old baby duckling

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Savannah2ducks, May 25, 2019.

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  1. Savannah2ducks

    Savannah2ducks Hatching

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    I have 2 white crested ducklings. I was letting them walk around. When I came back I noticed they were playing with a tiny object. Turns out it was a piece of soap that I have no clue where they go it from. Only one ate a little bit of the soap. He keeps making a sound as if he’s coughing and he’s salivating a lot. Bought through his beak and nostrils.
     
  2. WolfGirlMagic

    WolfGirlMagic Songster

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    The best you can do is have the duckling drink lots of water.
     
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  3. WolfGirlMagic

    WolfGirlMagic Songster

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    I would assume the duckling might get nasty poops for a while, I might try to get him probiotics, and electrolytes in case his body tries to purge it and it may get dehydrated.
     
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  4. WolfGirlMagic

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    Also, make sure the baby has a water dish deep enough to submerge her nose, so she can clean out her nostrils on her own
     
  5. Savannah2ducks

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    What kind of probiotics should I get him on?
     

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