Call Ducks all dying?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by 20123001, Jan 21, 2011.

  1. 20123001

    20123001 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 20, 2011
    Delavan, Wi
    Last year i bred my call ducks, it took me a large about of time and i put my heart and soul into trying to hatch these eggs, three hatched and grew up, but now they are all dead. Could they have been inbred?? one died of an accident when our pond wasnt fully frozen so he drowned. I also had a hen that stopped walking for a day and i went to check her and she was full of worms and magots?We gave her a bath with shampoo that killed them but she died anyways. Finally last week my favorite one died too!? i found her at the way far end of their pen? Does anyone have any ideas what could be happening? Should i try to hatch more eggs out of the origanal pair? or should i just start over?
  2. pekinduck<3er

    pekinduck<3er Chillin' With My Peeps

    do both try it it happened to me and youll find out whazt happened by just starting over AND hatching the same eggs from the pair
  3. KansasKid

    KansasKid Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 7, 2010
    South East Kansas
    Its possible that they were inbred but i don't know how it relates to them dying seeing as they all sound to be accidents-->injury's of different sorts.
  4. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

    Oct 7, 2010
    Central, Illinois
    Sounds like worms, did you ever treat them at all last year?
  5. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

    Aug 3, 2009
    Doesn't sound like a genetic issue.
    Just like KansasKid said-their deaths were not related to their gene pool.
    Good luck whatever you decide to do.

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