Duck acting strangely

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Ibchduckin, May 23, 2019.

  1. Ibchduckin

    Ibchduckin Chirping

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    I have a female cyuga ? duck, she has been hanging out by herself which is not her norm. and this morning I found her by the pool sipping water, and she had white stringy stuff coming from her back side. She has not laid in a couple of days, could there be a broken egg inside possibly? and if so What can I do for her?
     
  2. Ibchduckin

    Ibchduckin Chirping

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    Update: I have moved her to a pen in the garage, giving her rooster booster in her water. She is sipping, not eating, and not pooping. I have never seen a cleaner duck pen. I am still seeing white milky substance coming from the back end... Any ideas? ANYBODY?
     
  3. Henriettamom919

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    I don't know much about ducks but it could be vent gleet. That would be my suspicion if she were a chicken. Let me do some research.:hugs
     
  4. Henriettamom919

    Henriettamom919 Songster

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    Oh, can you get a picture?
     
  5. Ibchduckin

    Ibchduckin Chirping

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    I went to the website that you included in your reply. This seemed to indicate the cause as being lack of water to swim, my ducks have a small pool inside of their pen with which to swim, also the leaking is white, not yellow and I soaked her in a tub of warm water and did not notice an order. perhaps we can rule this out?
     
  6. DellaMyDarling

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    It's definitely a substance, not something like a worm?

    When did she last lay an egg?
    Do you have a male?
     
  7. Ibchduckin

    Ibchduckin Chirping

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    sadly she passed oo. Yes I have males. and she had last layed an egg about 3 days before she began to act sick.
     

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