Ducks mouth is open as if he's panting

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Jujubeans2008, Apr 12, 2016.

  1. Jujubeans2008

    Jujubeans2008 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My ducklings are about 3 weeks old and outside in a pen with a heat lamp at night time. I have a duck that is breathing fast and has it's mouth open. I'm not sure if it's catching bugs. Or sick?

    Help please?
     
  2. HennyPenny2

    HennyPenny2 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Do they have a way to get out from under the heat lamp? They may be too hot.
     
  3. Jujubeans2008

    Jujubeans2008 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes. They do. They have a very large pen and there are shadows all in the pen. It's 10 feet by 6.

    When I picked him up he stopped. Hopefully he just wanted bugs.
     
  4. Jpg1961

    Jpg1961 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My two khakis do that with there mouths also don't know why but they are fine,they are nine weeks old now and still do it now and then ?
     

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