Help please

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by jencarmi, Mar 30, 2018.

  1. jencarmi

    jencarmi Hatching

    Mar 30, 2018
    new to raising ducklings - have 2, approximately 4-6 weeks old, suddenly have begun to feel wet, look like feathers are clumped and one is having trouble standing, weaves around and loses footing. feeding recommended duck feed, holding in large box for now. they were just fine up until a short time ago, am I losing them? why? how do I mitigate? please help
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchi Wan Kenobi

    Mar 27, 2012
    My Coop
    Can you describe your brooder setup? What feed are you feeding? Do you have Brewer's Yeast on hand that you can add to the feed? Even with a duck feed, sometimes some babies need more niacin than even what's in there.
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  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

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