5 month old male mallard

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Tmlocke082909, Oct 25, 2015.

  1. Tmlocke082909

    Tmlocke082909 Hatching

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    I bought 8 mallard ducks in may 2015.. 5 females and 3 males they were only 1 day old.. now 1 of my males is not acting right and I don't know what is wrong with him.. he cant stand and when he tries to he rolls to his sides and he does the same when we put him in the water.. he wont eat or drink.. and the other ducks r fine but they wont go near him.. does anyone know what is wrong with him and what I can do to help him??
     
  2. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Songster

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  3. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    Welcome, so sorry your mallard is ill.

    Hopefully someone can give you advice on the forums @trailrider330 gave.
     
  4. Alright [​IMG] great to have you joining the BYC flock [​IMG]




    You have received some great advice above [​IMG]





    First you need to separate the sick mallard from the rest of your ducks ...

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    A set up like this can help you put liquid into your duck ......
     
  5. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC. Good luck with your duck.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Ducks sometimes have a deficiency of niacin but, I would think if all your ducks eat the same, he should be fine. The duck thread folks should be able to help you out. Hope he will be okay.
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  8. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

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    I hope your duck will be ok.
     

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