HELP - new member

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by choose2rejoice, Sep 27, 2019.

  1. choose2rejoice

    choose2rejoice In the Brooder

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    Hello, my name is Kay. I have 4 chickens and 2 Peking ducks. It's been many many years since I've had any type of foul.
    Now the problem. I think something is the matter with one of my ducks. It will not get in the pond (small blue). It will hang its head over and drink but won't get in. It also lays around and pants.
    Does anyone have any thoughts as to what could possibly be the matter?
    I will appreciate any and all advice given with caring. Thank you
     
  2. Kiki

    Kiki Quail Pusher

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    Welcome to BYC.
    How old is your duck and what exactly have you been feeding it?
    Also can you take a short video of him and upload it to YouTube?
     
  3. choose2rejoice

    choose2rejoice In the Brooder

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    Texas Kiki,
    My ducks and chicks ate about a month old. I feed them duck pellets and Probiotics chick feed with grit added.
    Just since I posted this it seems to be doing much better. It's getting in and out of the pond now and is fluffing its feathers. Could it simply be that it didn't like my husband out here? He has since gone into the house.
     
  4. Kiki

    Kiki Quail Pusher

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    Was this a one-time event or has he been acting off for a while?
     
  5. BullChick

    BullChick Enslaved by a Duckling

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  6. SoftSilkie

    SoftSilkie Crowing

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    :welcome
    Good luck with your duck!
     
  7. penny1960

    penny1960 Yippy Do Da, Yipptye Ay!

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens Kay I do hope all goes well enjoy the site
     
  8. Leahs Coop

    Leahs Coop Crossing the Road

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    Hello Kay, and welcome to Backyard Chickens! So glad you decided to join the flock! :woot
     
  9. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    Hello, Kay, and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
    Good luck with your duck. Hopefully his behavior was just a fluke.
     
  10. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Enabler

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    Welcome :welcome
     

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