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First Aid Kits

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by shiro5, Apr 11, 2016.

  1. shiro5

    shiro5 Just Hatched

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    Hi Guys!

    I'm new here :)

    I currently have 3 x 6 week old Cayuga ducklings and 4 x 6 week old Aylesbury ducklings and 2 x 1 week old emdenxtolouse geese.

    I have kept ducks in the past but I feel like a newbie again!

    What I want to know is what is in your first aid kits for your ducks? What are your necessities when it comes to home first aid?

    I want to build a first aid kit for my ducks and geese and would love some input!

    Especially since my ducks will be moving outside into the garden slowly over the next couple of weeks. I can't wait for the smell to be out of the house (as they are living in my office....with the free run!) but at the same time I don't want my babies to grow up and move outside permanently lol.
     
  2. Debs Flock

    Debs Flock Birds on the brain Premium Member

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  3. shiro5

    shiro5 Just Hatched

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    Thanks debs!!! Are the first aid kits people put together for chickens suitable for ducks too??
     
  4. Debs Flock

    Debs Flock Birds on the brain Premium Member

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    Oh yes, sorry, I meant to mention that many of the same things are used.

    Also meant to list the items I actually keep on hand. (Wasn't awake enough when I originally responded. [​IMG])

    Vetericyn
    Poultry Nutri-Drench
    Sav-a-chick vitamin & electrolytes
    baby aspirin
    gauze pads
    rolled gauze
    vet wrap
    Non-medicated triple antibiotic ointment
    saline wash
    tweezers

    There are a few other things I can't recall. I've had this stuff the entire time I've had ducks. The things I've actually used are the antibiotic ointment, saline wash & Vetericyn.
     
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  5. casportpony

    casportpony Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    @shiro5, welcome to BYC!

    -Kathy
     
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  6. shiro5

    shiro5 Just Hatched

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    Thank you so much guys :)
     

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