Help baby ducks sick

belindajane

In the Brooder
Sep 19, 2015
37
5
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albuquerque
theres three they were the same size 2 weeks ago now i have a very large one a med size one and a very sick tiny one which i think has never grown at all-- they were with baby chicks the same size they are 2 weeks today the two larger ones stop eating so i took them all out put them in a dog kennel with a light water and feed the sick one is in there two but in a pet carrier on a heating pad--- i have raised ducks before no problems what have i done wrong ---the two larger ones have started eating today and seem better
 

belindajane

In the Brooder
Sep 19, 2015
37
5
27
albuquerque
I'm sorry :( I wish you were able to see that difference before it was too late and possibly find the problem. Any idea what happened?
have know idea, she was not growing like the other two ,she was very active two days ago them yesterday went down hill quickly --the others started going down hill last night --had them on chicken starter did not know about gamebird starter but I do now ----
 

Kiki to Nana

Songster
Aug 1, 2016
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Fowlerville, Michigan
Typically that canbhappen in birds of prey. By the time they show symptoms of anything it's often too late to help if it's something life threatening.

Keep us posted on the other two. What kind of feed are they getting?
 

belindajane

In the Brooder
Sep 19, 2015
37
5
27
albuquerque
Typically that canbhappen in birds of prey. By the time they show symptoms of anything it's often too late to help if it's something life threatening.

Keep us posted on the other two. What kind of feed are they getting?
just now came back from the mill feed store with gamebird starter had been giving them chick starter
 

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