HELP!!! I think my muscovy females dying!!!!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Devunisaacs, Jan 1, 2017.

  1. Devunisaacs

    Devunisaacs Just Hatched

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    Hi everyone this is a big emergency my female muscovy is Three years old i went outside to put the rest of my ducks i found her outside wedged in between my fence and a post for my clothes line she keeps sticking her toung in and out and her neck is hanging a little bit she will not move and is almost paralyzed yesterday she was very cold and frozen so we kept her inside until she was better and walking around can someone please help me if you have any considerations to why this is happening please comment!!!
    Thank you!
     
  2. Devunisaacs

    Devunisaacs Just Hatched

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    Also she is not drinking or eating
     
  3. QuackSpeak

    QuackSpeak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is she still inside? I'm not an expert by Any Means, but I'll try to help you the best I can...I'm not going to suggest anything that could do harm to ur duck, but if someone more experienced contradicts me, LISTEN TO THEM. Okay? So, now that that's done...
     
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  4. QuackSpeak

    QuackSpeak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would keep the girl inside, in a quiet warm environment. Food and water should be accessible at all times..Does she have a favorite treat? If so, try mixing that with her food or hand feeding it to her to get her to eat. Try dipping her bill in water for drink..Don't force it, just give her an idea of what she's supposed to do. Maybe mix some sugar in? Also, how is her behavior? Is she moving around a lot, or does she seem like she's having trouble? And do you know when the last time she ate or drank was?
     
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  5. Lady507

    Lady507 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey, I'm no expert either but I would like to help too. what do you feed your duck and do you let them roam around the backyard? Do they have access to fruits. Has it been raining? Sorry for asking so many questions I just want to try and help and these questionable might help to understand what's happening. I agree with Quackspeak to keep her inside and help her drink.
     
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  6. Devunisaacs

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    Thank you Yes she's still inside we have dipper her beak in water she isn't moving that much shell move her neck once in a while she seems like she's having trouble moving her neck her behaviour normal she's always been a cuddle bug it hasn't changed
     
  7. Devunisaacs

    Devunisaacs Just Hatched

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    Hi there thank you we get our ducks food from riches feed an seed we always have and they have never had any trouble with yes there always aloud to roam free they sleep in and insulated shed everynight, No they don't ever have access to fruits we do have a compost which is where we found her near stuck in between the clothes line post no it hasnt been raining its winter right now for us Thank you very much for helping out I hope these answers help you
     
  8. QuackSpeak

    QuackSpeak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do u have a vet near u that may help ur ducks? And is she showing any signs of pain? Sorry for the questions lol but keep doing what ur doing...Keep her in as much comfort as possible
     
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  9. Devunisaacs

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    Lol its ok i like questions, We have a vet about five minutes away from us but there closed dew to it being New Years Eve for us
     
  10. QuackSpeak

    QuackSpeak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's another thing - how cold is it where u are? In ur first posts u said coldness was an issue? Heat lamp or hot water bottle near the duck for comfort could help
     

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