duckling fell and can't move!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by lovelyducklings, Jan 19, 2016.

  1. lovelyducklings

    lovelyducklings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was holding my ducking and he jumped out of my hand and landed on his back. he's only a day and a half old :( I picked him up immediately and he seems out of it. it's been 3 hours and he still can't move his head and he curls himself up like this. will he make it? [​IMG]
     
  2. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Aww poor thing.
    Can it move at all? Is he making any sounds or having trouble breathing?
     
  3. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How is the little guy doing this morning?
     
  4. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    He's had a serious blow. Keep him at the proper temperature, about 85 to 90F, hold him carefully and see if he will drink a little water if you hold a cup of lukewarm water up to his bill. Don't put the whole bill in the water, just see if he can sip a little water. Maybe dribble a couple of drops onto the end of the bill.

    If he can take water, then I would get some Sav-A-Chick and add that to the water, and give it to him carefully.

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  5. lovelyducklings

    lovelyducklings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    he died last night :(
     
  6. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :hugs so sorry
     
  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I am so sorry. [​IMG]
     
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  9. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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  10. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    [​IMG] I'm sorry you lost your little one.
     

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