Help hazel she isn't a ordinary duck lol please pray for her....she is my baby my best friend

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Misty11, Mar 28, 2018.

  1. Misty11

    Misty11 Hatching

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    Please help me with my baby!!!!I have had hazel for 10 months ....she was as little as my palm... She starting to put anything and everything in her mouth...example like coins plastic wood ect ( anything)..I know why cause I have helped her to get it out...she will gag and throw throw up...now she has something in her throat and gagging... I've had cleaned water and food close to her and let her be in the bath with plenty of water..when she tried to get out of tub and couldn't..I helped her as she was weak and couldn't stand on side of tub like she usallly does to drip off..I put her in floor she took few steps and fell forward on her face and chest a few times..she is eating drinking fine but still gagging..what can be done or will she get it our her self???
     
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  2. Abriana

    Abriana Spicy Sugar Cookie

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  3. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck

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    I would take her to a vet ASAP... and get her secured away from anything she can eat that isn't food...
     
  4. Misty11

    Misty11 Hatching

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  5. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck

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    If ducks ingest metal they can go downhill fast and die from hardware disease... a vet can xray and determine what and where the object is and give options to get it out... none of us can do that...
     
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  6. Misty11

    Misty11 Hatching

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    Yes...thank you and she's has improved a lot..she seems like she got it out...she walking aroun
     
  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    Ducks and toddlers are very much alike in what ever they find goes into the mouth so saying that just like we would do with a toddler we should do with our ducks keep things picked up off the floor that can cause them danger.

    I hope she is okay today.
     
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  8. GracieJ

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    As stated by Miss Lydia and others, ducks and ducklings pick up anything and everything and they will try to eat it. I’ve spent so much time picking things up that don’t seem dangerous but I’m happy to as it’s not worth the risk. Always supply grit as well to aid digestion and keep her gizzard healthy.
     
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  9. Misty11

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    I think it's birth...she's having eggs now...she doesn't have a mate so I'm trying to read up on symptoms...thank you all
     

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