Duckling flailing around... Does not look good

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Oneacre Homestead, Jun 21, 2011.

  1. Oneacre Homestead

    Oneacre Homestead Chirping

    May 25, 2011
    I have a week old duckling that cannot seem to walk normally. I did not notice this until today. I looked into the brooder and it looked like he was having a seizure. Now he walks, but kind of funny, like low to the ground and he is acting weird, just sitting still. I offered water, but he did not take it.
    Does anyone have any experience with this?

  2. bt03

    bt03 Songster

    Mar 1, 2011
    Over the rainbow...
    I don't have any experience with a seizure but is he eating at all or drinking just a little bit? You may want to try some pedialyte or some sugar in the water to give him a little boost.

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