Help! Hatchling duck

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Klynnd2015, Mar 12, 2018.

  1. Klynnd2015

    Klynnd2015 Hatching

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    i have a Muscovy duckling that just hatched today. I ended up bringing him inside because his mother was standing on him and squishing him. I came to check on him and he was barely breathing and not responsive. I managed to bring him back but now he can barely hold his head up or walk. He’s very squirmy and is peeping loudly but not functioning right. Could his mother have hurt his back standing on him or could it be another problem?
     
  2. GoofyNewt

    GoofyNewt Chirping

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    When you first brought him in did he seem fine or was he off?
     
  3. Klynnd2015

    Klynnd2015 Hatching

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    He was off even then
     
  4. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Crossing the Road

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    Mama may have hurt him ... Keep him warm, you may want to also post in the Duck section. I don't know what to advise :confused:
     

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