Duckling not doing well...can remember spelling on what to get

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by bayyjayy, Aug 28, 2011.

  1. bayyjayy

    bayyjayy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my Anconas is not growing like the rest....seems to get tired more easily, but is eating and drinking. I can NOT remember the spelling on what to search the forum for. It is something like pol v or pol sol.....something like that.

    I just need to search the forum for help, so if you can give me the name, I would appreciate it!!!!

    Thanks in advance,
    Mike
     
  2. bt03

    bt03 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Over the rainbow...
    poly-vi-sol

    Good luck with your duckling!!!
     
  3. bayyjayy

    bayyjayy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's it!!!!! Thank you...it was driving me nutso! [​IMG]
     
  4. bt03

    bt03 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It happens to me all the time [​IMG]
     
  5. bayyjayy

    bayyjayy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ummm....so this is something for HUMAN babies? Weird, I did not know that. I can just get it at Walmart? How much do I give my baby duckling who is less than a week? How do you guys know this?
     
  6. calgal98

    calgal98 Chillin' With My Peeps

    poly vi sol without iron. I've heard walmart is the place.
     
  7. bt03

    bt03 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:From what I can gather from other threads it seems like the most common is 1-3 drops on the bill 2 times a day. You have to get the kind with no iron but yes you can get it at Walmart. I think most of it is people who are professional duck breeders learn by trial and error and pass on the wisdom they learn to the rest of us amateurs in the real world [​IMG]
     
  8. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    what are the symptoms your seeing? also you can get a product called growgel they put it in with chicks and ducklings when shipping if requested, it is suppose to be good stuff to get them going, save-a-chick is another one mixed in the water, also nutri drench which is great stuff works super fast. I hope you can get it some help, I know you must be worried sick.
     
  9. bayyjayy

    bayyjayy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I actually went and got some save a chick this morning, and every hour I am going to get him and hold him up to food and water and see how it goes. I have fed him twice today like that and he does really well!

    His symptoms are just not growing. Don't mind the messy walls....took this before cleaning this morning:
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    This is to compare with the others.....in this first picture, she is the one on the left of picture, behind my yellow darling:
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    And again, she is on the left of the picture:
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    This morning there is an even more marked difference than there was yesterday.
     
  10. bayyjayy

    bayyjayy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Also, can I give her the poly vi sol AND Save a Chick at the same time??

    Which is better....which one would YOU use?

    Thanks SO much!
     

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