HELP,..someone stranded another Pekin duck at the college pond

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by bernie131, May 31, 2017.

  1. bernie131

    bernie131 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have been going to the college for YEARS to run/walk and feed the ducks/geese and a few days ago someone let another Pekin duck go in the parking lot and it walked over to the lake where I was and (Shorty) the other Pekin duck there has a mate (Rocky) a Mallard drake SO since it was night time and he didn't know the area or probably how to fend for itself,..I took it home,..NOW I need advice,..he won't eat any of the seed/corn that I feed the other ducks,..he is obsessed with finding me where ever I go,..does not take to any toys,..chases everyone and nips at them,..I can hold him in my lap and that is all he likes,..He scratches like crazy,..Can they have fleas and mites and if they can How do I help him get rid of them,.????? I keep him on the back porch at night,..with lots of water but WHAT DO I FEED HIM??? What am I going to do with him?? Need help ASAP,...
     
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    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    Call a rescue of domestic livestock.....
     
  3. mustang56

    mustang56 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    vegetables, peas, green beans....sweet potato cooked or baked...
    blueberries, strawberries, raspberry,,, maybe even corn bread, spaghetti ...just to see if he will eat it.... mine do....as treats..
    If they have lice, I wouldn't let get around your other animals until you get rid of his..
    let me look to see what everyone else uses..
     
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    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    Oh....Sounds like fleas....
     
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  5. mustang56

    mustang56 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what would you get to get rid of flees Chickens Really... ?
     
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    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    I use a powder and dust my Coop edges but not the Ducks ...Put it under the bedding...
     
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  7. bernie131

    bernie131 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what kind of powder? What ingredients should it have,..this poor guy scratches all the time,..can they have fleas and/or mites?
     
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    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    7 Dust in the states....Or even flea spray?....I have never put it directly on a Bird....
     
  9. mustang56

    mustang56 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've used 7 dust on my chickens ... though a lot of people say they won't.
    but I keep it away from breathing area's eyes and mouth...
    the lice seem to drop dead very quickly.....
    there is something you can use to spray them with.. but need to search back yard chicken to find the name of it..
     
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  10. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    Chickens....Ducks can not be exposed to lots of things that Chickens can....:th.....Be careful with your Ducks......
     
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