help, I found my duck on his back, very weak, will not drink or eat!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by cat1994, Jan 1, 2011.

  1. cat1994

    cat1994 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 12, 2010
    Southeast MO
    I went out to care for my ducks and found one of my male call ducks on his back. He was trying to trun over right side up, but could not. I took him inside and gave him water and food, but he will not eat or drink. He can stand, but he is very wobbly. About 3 days befor this, he had a crusty eye. I got medicine and it went away, so I put him back outside. Could they be connected? I just don't know what to do! He seemed was better, but now I just don't know! Can anyone help?!
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    what was the med you gave him and did you continue with treatments after putting him back outside? You probably need to keep him in till you see a significant improvement and to keep him from spreading it to the rest of the flock....This is a very good site with information that might help. shagbarkbantams.com
     
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  3. cat1994

    cat1994 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 12, 2010
    Southeast MO
    Well my lil call duck just died in my arms [​IMG] We are pretty sure he had some sort of inflammation of the brain. [​IMG] He had some violent seizures, and then he died [​IMG] I just wise I could of done something [​IMG]
     
  4. WingingIt

    WingingIt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 16, 2009
    Oh, I'm sorry. [​IMG]
     
  5. NottinghamChicks

    NottinghamChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    So Sorry
     
  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Sorry for your loss..[​IMG]
     

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