Baby pekins malnourished

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Chicky07, Aug 9, 2011.

  1. Chicky07

    Chicky07 New Egg

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    Fed baby pekins nothing but chick grit by honest mistake some started to die I'm guessing from malnourishment I have fixed the food problem will the others recover? Is there any hope for them?
     
  2. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

    Sep 4, 2010
    Hesperia, Ca
    If there crops are blocked from it, they might starve, how do there crops feel?
     
  3. Hennyhandler

    Hennyhandler SilkieJax

    Jun 10, 2009
    Cullman
    Does the spot on their chest that puffs out a bit feel gritty when you gently press on it? This would be the grit that they have been eating. We really need more information before we can help. How old are your ducks? How long have they been eating only grit? Is there any other symptoms? Do you have a heat lamp on them? Any information would be helpful.


    There is a lot of good information on this sight to help you with raising your ducks. Go to the DUCKS section off of the main page and from there you should be able to get the specifics and needs of ducks or ask other questions to help you out for what else you need to do.
     

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