Baby prions are malnourished

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

  1. Chicky07

    Chicky07 New Egg

    Aug 9, 2011
    Fed baby pekin ducks nothing but chick grit by mistake some started to die I fixed the food problem will the others recover
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Quote:How long were you doing this?
  3. Blue_Myst

    Blue_Myst Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2009
    What feed are you giving them right now? That will tell us a lot about how fast they will recover.

    If they've only ever had grit, you should consider giving them a vitamin supplement. Poly Vi Sol (without iron) is a good choice, and will help your ducklings recover from the malnourishment. You can just put a drop or two in their water, and they're good to go.

    I'd watch carefully for signs of sickness from your remaining ducklings. If they're very young, they could end up with leg problems from lack of calcium.
    Last edited: Aug 10, 2011

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