Help! Dying duckling! *solved*

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

  1. MochaDuck

    MochaDuck Crowing

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    Also, if she makes it, should I get more ducklings or something to keep her company. I really don't have all that much room for ducks (right now), but I don't want her to go into a depression from not having something there 24/7.
     
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  2. MochaDuck

    MochaDuck Crowing

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    I think I just found some kind of injury on her!!! Look behind her eye.
     

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  3. Sricher91

    Sricher91 Chirping

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    All I see is her ear?
     
  4. MochaDuck

    MochaDuck Crowing

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    That's just her ear? That's a relief. I've never been able to see the ears on my ducklings before, and I only noticed it on one side so I thought she got injured.
     
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  5. casportpony

    casportpony Enlightened

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    Any flavor, just not that G2 stuff. And when I say give Gatorade, I mean I give a drop or two from a syringe every 30-60 minutes. If you aren't comfortable giving drops, don't do it. The water in her brooder should be just plain water, not Gatorade.
     
  6. MochaDuck

    MochaDuck Crowing

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    Thank you all foir your help. She died in the night.
     
  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    I’m so sorry:hugs
     
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  8. MochaDuck

    MochaDuck Crowing

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    Do you guys think what she has was contagious to chickens or ducks?


    Thanks
     
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  9. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For The Birds!

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    Oh dear, I’m so sorry. :hugs

    She was probably abandoned by her momma for some issue that the mom knew she wasn’t going to make it. They have great instincts. And sometimes they just fail to thrive. So don’t blame yourself, you tried!
     
  10. Bridger Davis

    Bridger Davis Songster

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    I'm so sorry for your loss!! Poor thing!! And no, I would highly doubt she was contagious, but just to be safe, don't have any of the things that were in her cage hear them. Just wash the reusable things with hot water and vinegar, and dispose of the rest.
     
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