Duckling wheezing

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by cheapcheap_jeepjeep, Apr 8, 2009.

  1. cheapcheap_jeepjeep

    cheapcheap_jeepjeep Songster

    Mar 12, 2007
    Villa Grove
    I have 6 month old ducklings (campbells) and one has started wheezing and opening its mouth alot. I have not done anything different on the month we have had them. I feed them chick starter have lots of water for them all the time, and the light. Even gave them all bath tim in the bathroom in warm water. It is also not laying as near the the ohter five. Any ideas????

  2. patyrdz

    patyrdz The Madd Hatcher

    Feb 26, 2009
    Southern Pines, NC
    Oh I'm sorry![​IMG] I don't have the answer, but I am intrested in the answer!
  3. nettie

    nettie Enslaved by Indoor Ducks

    Nov 20, 2008
    Chicago, IL
    Just last night i helped Allaboutdemchicks with a teeny tiny baby chick who was gasping. We looked in it's mouth and it had tons of food stuck in there. It might be just a fluke, but you can try peeking into it's mouth to see if any food is stuck in there. If so, we just used some tweezers and carfully picked it out (a two perosn operation).

    If not that, your duckie might have an infection of some sort. It might need some antiboitics but i am unsure of what kind or how much. If you have the resources, you might want to find an avian vet who can help. It does kinda get expensive though...

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