Help! Dying duckling! *solved*

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by MochaDuck, Jun 4, 2019.

  1. MochaDuck

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    So I have a duckling that I've been taking care of. My mom just check on her and noticed she looked weak. Usually when you pick her up she squirms, then snuggles; but now she's just going limp in my hand what can I do?

    Is it something that can spread to my chickens and ducks? She's had no physical contact with them.
     
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    I don't know much about ducks sweetie :hugs I hope one of the others you tagged can give you some suggestions.
     
  6. MochaDuck

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    It looks to be no more than a couple of days old. I've been giving it non medicated chick feed. If by brooder you mean a heat lamp, then yes. It is the same duck.

    My mom and I were walking our dogs on property and I looked down and saw a little duckling. I took it inside, got it food, water, and heat. My mom and I looked around and found no signs of siblings, parents, or a nest. She was fine yesterday next to she seemed to like to sleep a lot, but she also was hyper when she was awake.

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    I don't know if she has a vent. She barely drinks, and eats even less.
     
  7. casportpony

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    Does she still have her egg tooth?
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    X2. You have aome good people helping already.
     
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