Good antibiotic for ducklings?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by redhen, Feb 21, 2009.

  1. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    hi..i have 1-2 week old ducklings...i noticed tonight that a few had clear fluid coming from their nares...a few drops...it wasnt water,i had them out of their brooder...sooo, now i am worried about sickness....what can i put them on?...i am afraid to wait until they get really sick to act...i have poly-vis-ol vitamins also..but...it has the iron!...[​IMG] can i use it for a day or 2 in their water?? i also have a bag of Oxytetracycline-343....but, it says for chickens/turkeys/swine....can ducklings use it?? ooh, and one was sneezing a couple of days ago..i did take away one of the heat bulbs recently....i thought they would be warm enough with just the one....[​IMG]....i added the other heat lamp back tonight also...anything else i can do? and i have not let them swim at all....except they do climb in their water some..its just a regular chicken waterer...thanks for any help, Wendy
     
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    also, does anyone know if this could be like the chicken disease..where it cant be cured...and i have to cull them, because i cant ever introduce them to my other 2 ducks?...[​IMG] or could it just be the sniffles??
     
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