Duckling sudden death and red feet!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by myhope, Nov 20, 2014.

  1. myhope

    myhope New Egg

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    My friend had 6 ducklings, but 3 of them suddenly died. Lost of balance, fell and died. The only symptom was their reddish feet.Can you guess what happened with them? Thanks[​IMG]
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I've never seen anything like this in the years i have been on BYC, I hope someone can help you and i will go research and see if i can come up with something to help, so very sorry for your loss. Question, did you hatch them or buy them? How old and are the other 3 showing any symptoms?
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Something I found on here just to start off.. https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/768976/sudden-duckling-deaths

    More info this is on diseases.

    http://www.duckhealth.com/duckhlth.html reading through these though it doesn't give the symptoms of red feet that yours had on any of the diseases.
     
    Last edited: Nov 20, 2014
  4. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    How hot was the brooder? What was the bedding?
     

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