Drooling duckling

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by MuranoFarms, Jan 10, 2010.

  1. MuranoFarms

    MuranoFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 14, 2009
    Boyers, Pa
    My 10 day old Pekin duck is drooling. It's clear and its coming out his nose and mouth. I put him in the bathroom sink so he could clean his nose out, which he did right away but after I dried him off he started drooling again.

    What could be wrong with him. Is there anything I can do?

  2. Duck_feeder

    Duck_feeder Drowning in feathers!

    Oct 22, 2009
    Probably a common cold. Our ducks get that once in a while. Vet told us just to keep an eye on the duck to make sure he's eating and drinking when we asked about it. Make sure he has a waterer that is deep enough to submerge his entire bill and he should be fine.
  3. nettie

    nettie Enslaved by Indoor Ducks

    Nov 20, 2008
    Chicago, IL
    Very young ducklings spit up and drool... it's like a reflex, especially when you pick them up.. That's normal for little guys. If he keeps doing it as he gets older, it may be a problem

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