HELP my day old pekin duck has bubbles coming out of mouth and nose

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ChickenShell-A, Feb 21, 2008.

  1. ChickenShell-A

    ChickenShell-A Out Of The Brooder

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    is this ok or should i be worried? i just got 6 ducks this morning dayold. not sure what to do, he seems to be eating fine and drinking fine running around with drulling bubbles out of his mouth and out his nose. someone please help im not shure what to do.

    thank you
     
  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Wow, I dont know how to help, just wanted to bump this up...hope someone see's this and can help ya!
     
  3. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Do they have water deep enough to get their whole "face" under? Ducks need deep enough water to keep their nostrils clear and clean.
     
  4. ChickenShell-A

    ChickenShell-A Out Of The Brooder

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    no i just have the water in the shallow dish. i will try letting them dunk thier heads i just am afraid to leave a dish in the brooder i don't want them to drown. [​IMG]
     
  5. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I always use a larger chick waterer for them so they can basically get their whole head in the water. Since they are such messy eaters they need to be able to clean off their faces when they drink.
     
  6. ChickenShell-A

    ChickenShell-A Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for the info i will get a bigger one tomrow and i am going to put a small bowl for a few mins while i watch them to night. thank u
    ronda
     
  7. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    How is he doing today?
     
  8. Gonzo the Great

    Gonzo the Great Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Misread the header as PEKING DUCK...hmmmm....Peking duck.... [​IMG]
     
  9. ChickenShell-A

    ChickenShell-A Out Of The Brooder

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    UPDATE

    They are all doing WELL thank you for the info on the water dish that is what they needed. No more bubbles but they love to make a mess with the water LOL. Once again
    thank you!! It is hard being New at this i don't know what is normal and what is NOT.
    Thank you
    Ronda
     
  10. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    You are very welcome.

    Yes, to say they make a mess with their water is an understatement!! [​IMG]

    Good luck with them! [​IMG]
     

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