Dead Duck

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Fiona394, Jun 4, 2017.

  1. Fiona394

    Fiona394 Out Of The Brooder

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    I had 3 buff ducks around 10 weeks old we believed 2 drakes and a hen and this morning i went to check on them and there was a dead drake. I was playing with them last night and he seemed fine. i have goldfish in my pond and i have seen them eating the fish, i don't know if they poisoned him or if it was something different. i also read about blackflies carrying a disease that is fatal to ducks.
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Any exterior wounds? Are the others acting normal?
     
  3. Fiona394

    Fiona394 Out Of The Brooder

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    nothing. the 2 others are fine i hope.
     
  4. TLWR

    TLWR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are they locked up in a secure house at night?
     
  5. Fiona394

    Fiona394 Out Of The Brooder

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    i let them outside every morning and close them up every night
     
  6. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    Possibly it had a bad heart ?....
    Sorry it passed....:hugs
     

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