help I think duck ate fertiliser and seems sick

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by sandracollins, Jun 5, 2011.

  1. sandracollins

    sandracollins Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I spread some fertiliser on a hedge last night across the lane from my chickens and ducks but I forgot that i have one duck who seems to be able to escape from the enclosed area ( half of an acre ) .She was fine this morning but is now sitting with her eyes closed what can I do ? I cant think it was anything else the fertilizer is in pellet form and I think she must have eaten some, HELP PLEASE
     
  2. BirdBrain

    BirdBrain Prefers Frozen Tail Feathers

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    Wow, I have no clue. Hope someone else comes along soon.
     
  3. priss

    priss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know but I would try to get her to drink as much as you can to help flush it out. Try putting a few of her treats in the waterbowl to encourage her. My Doog ate some mouldy food once and was very ill but I coaxed her into drinking so much she flushed it right on through.
    Is there anyone out there with better experience and knowledge who can answer this please.
    xxxxx
     
  4. sandracollins

    sandracollins Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I brought her into the house for a while and have her some yougart with some Epsom salts in it to flush her through and she seems a lot better tonight , will keep you posted thanks for your help
     
  5. priss

    priss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great, glad to see she is improving. They do have the most wonderful little systems in the way they can flush things through. Give her a snoogle from me.
    xxxxxxx
     

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