Baby duck showing worrying signs

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Jonathanc03, Jun 12, 2019.

  1. Jonathanc03

    Jonathanc03 Hatching

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    So i found this duck in my backyard alone, and took it in. It was acting quite normal until I fed it some bread drenched in milk (not too big, it was just pea sized) it wouldn’t eat so I opened its beak and put it in its mouth. Then it started showing signs of what I think is wry neck, it won’t stay up and keeps on contorting itself. It only wants to lay on its back.
     
  2. littlepip

    littlepip Songster

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    did it only do this AFTER you gave it the bread? are you sure the bread isn't lodged in his throat?
     
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  3. Jonathanc03

    Jonathanc03 Hatching

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    Only after I gave it bread.
     
  4. Jonathanc03

    Jonathanc03 Hatching

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    Ok so it pooped and now it’s able to stand up right but it’s not moving, just sitting and chirping.
     

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