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Duckling sick and I don't know what to do-IT PASSED AWAY

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by cockadoodlemom, Apr 25, 2007.

  1. cockadoodlemom

    cockadoodlemom Songster

    Feb 25, 2007
    Just got my baby ducks and geese. One of the little bitty baby ducks has no energy and I haven't ever seen it open its eyes. Have in a box by itself with some sugar water. I dipped its beak in sugar water but It is still really weak.
    Last edited: Apr 25, 2007
  2. Citychick

    Citychick Songster

    Jan 31, 2007
    Can you do teramyicin? My ducky did that and was dead in 4 hours. Someone said umbilical infection. I don't know. The secong batch did much better.
  3. cockadoodlemom

    cockadoodlemom Songster

    Feb 25, 2007
    Thanks! I will give it a try.
  4. NiftyChick

    NiftyChick Songster

    Jan 26, 2007
    I'm so sorry to hear about your duckling, cockadoodlemom! It's such an awful feeling when something in our care dies! [​IMG]

    I hope all goes well with the rest of your little ones!!

  5. cockadoodlemom

    cockadoodlemom Songster

    Feb 25, 2007
    Thank you NiftyChick. Yes it is awful when your the caretaker and you can't do anything to help. My 13 yr. old daughter was out there with the baby when it passed and I guess since she handle it so well I figure I can. [​IMG] We also just laid My Uncle to rest Tues. so I think that has helped us. I hope I am not just rambling. [​IMG]

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