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Argh, duck ate spring crocus bulb

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by 1selkie, Nov 23, 2012.

  1. 1selkie

    1selkie New Egg

    Nov 23, 2012
    I was planting spring crocuses today and our duck ran up and nabbed one of the tiny bulbs. I know autumn crocuses are toxic, but are spring crocuses? It's been a couple of hours and he's not showing any ill effects...yet. He's a beloved pet and we would be heartbroken if we lost him.
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

    Jan 3, 2010
    Southern New England
    Oh, I wish I knew.

    I do know that activated charcoal (not briquettes, those are toxic - I am talking about the supplement you can get at drugstores) helps with some toxins in the gut.

    Glad you are here . . . I hope someone who knows for sure if you should take action comes in soon.

    In case you might want to help make it pass more quickly, there is a sticky about how to do a flush. Read up and decide if you want to try that. You just don't want to make things worse.

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