Ducks got in an oil pan

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Trimurtisan, Jun 15, 2019.

  1. Trimurtisan

    Trimurtisan Team flappy foot

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    I have 4 Pekin ranging from 12 to 16 weeks old. My son left the back door to the garage open where a freshly filled oil pan is.

    At first it looked like a couple of ducks rolled in some poop. I changed their pool water, and they went for a swim. I noticed they didn't get completely clean, but didn't think much of it.

    6 hours later I walk to the back of the garage and see oil on the floor, then I realized it was the ducks. I never actually saw them in the garage, nor have I before.

    None of them are acting strange, they just look dirty. 1 Drake does have residue on the side of his face, but not on his bill. The rest of them just have it on their body.

    What should I do or look out for in regards to ingestion? Also if anybody has any suggestions on cleaning the oil off I would be grateful for that as well.

    Thank you
    Trim.
     
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  2. Cailyn12

    Cailyn12 Chirping

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    Dawn dish soap bath :)
     
  3. crazy4ChickensNducks

    crazy4ChickensNducks Songster

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    Have you seen the dawn dish soap label? It has a duckling covered in oil getting a dish soap bath
     
  4. Trimurtisan

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    Dawn, check. Thanks.:thumbsup
     
  5. Trimurtisan

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    You'd think I've never heard of dawn and oil spills. Guess the... :eek: got me.
     

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