Duckling attacked by yorkie

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Natalie-Morgz, Jun 12, 2019.

  1. Natalie-Morgz

    Natalie-Morgz In the Brooder

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    Hi, my Pekin duckling was just attacked by my three toothed Yorkie. She's currently inside all snuggled up but I'm worried she's not gonna make it. Any suggestions on what to do? Thanks! 15603830833282952673915368323659.jpg
     

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  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    Where are her wounds?
     
  3. Natalie-Morgz

    Natalie-Morgz In the Brooder

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    There are tiny little puncture wounds on her neck and a little crack on her beak.
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    More than likely she is in shock so keep her warm for now. Have you cleaned her wounds ? Don’t try to force her to eat anything give her time to recover from shock.
     
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    CJLR Chirping

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  6. Natalie-Morgz

    Natalie-Morgz In the Brooder

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    Thank you so much! I think you're right. She's doing much better and has eaten and drank. I have not cleaned her wounds yet since she won't let me go anywhere without her getting upset.
     
  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    That’s awesome give her a little time but I’d try and clean her wounds warm water soft cloth then something like triple antibiotic or neosporin.
     
  8. Natalie-Morgz

    Natalie-Morgz In the Brooder

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    Thanks! I really appreciate all the help you've been! I'll get her cleaned up and hopefully she'll be as good as new
     
  9. Duckworth

    Duckworth Songster

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    Miss Lydia gave great advice. Over the next few days, keep an eye out for signs of infection and consider veterinary care if you see those or if she starts going downhill.
     
  10. quackiemama

    quackiemama Crowing

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    I hope your sweet little duckling will be ok. :hugs
     
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