Duckling acting weird.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Ailbhe12, Aug 17, 2017.

  1. Ailbhe12

    Ailbhe12 Hatching

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    Hi guys, don't know if this is the right place to post this,
    I need some advice on a duckling.
    She's just under 5weeks old and is with another duckling. Neither are under heat lamps and swim daily ( I make sure they're super dry and warm when finished).
    I noticed today that she has almost laboured breath when she's sitting, she keeps her bill open and seems to be lightly gasping but only when she's lying down. They're doesn't seem to be any other problem, she's eating, drinking and pooping fine. Any one have any ideas on what it could be? Her nostrils are clear and they have enough water to dip their full bill into.
    Thanks x
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchi Wan Kenobi

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    What's the temperature like? Sounds like she could be panting because she's a little hot.
     
  3. Ailbhe12

    Ailbhe12 Hatching

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    She's not under a heat lamp but it's about 18-19c in the room she's in.
     

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