Duckling is extra lethargic. Anything I should do?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by MamaMarcy, Nov 18, 2011.

  1. MamaMarcy

    MamaMarcy Songster

    Aug 28, 2011
    Snohomish, WA
    all 8 of my ducklings have hatched now. I have 5 in the brooder and 3 still recovering...they get rambunktious!! As one of the last 2 was htching, the other ducks knocked it around and it had some bleeding when I guess it prematurily came away from the egg. I held a napkin with pressure and the bleeding stopped, but I know it lost some precious blood. It's still alive 4 hours later but seems so lethargic. Should I be considering giving it a drop or two of sugar water??
  2. CluckyJay

    CluckyJay Songster

    Feb 23, 2011
    Crossville, Tennessee
    Anytime my chickens get hurt/weak, I give a bit of sugar water and some garlic.

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