Indian Runner Vomited Milky Liquid

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by redstarmama, Nov 8, 2012.

  1. Tonight is the first night that we put our 6 month old runners into the chicken coop with our mixed flock of chickens. I went in to visit(I had been at work all day and had to have some ducklove) and when I went to put down my drake, Nod, he threw up a milky liquid. He has never done this before and appears to be fine now. The ducks have always been around the chickens and tend to rule the roost. Am I just paranoid? I am checking on them every half hour but I see nothing startling or out of the ordinary. We have a peep hole to check on them...
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Is it possible he had just finished drinking before you picked him up and his tummy got jostled?

    Ducks do occasionally toss their cookies if they get squeezed a certain way.

    Do watch him. I know my own duck mom paranoia would be thinking, "uh oh. digestive blockage."

    Have you been able to see him poop?
     
  3. He seems great this morning! I think I just sloshed his belly and was paranoid because I haven't had a lot of time with him lately. Thanks for the advice, I am going to keep an eye on him anyhow...any excuse to spend more time with him!!!!
     
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