Is there any cure/ remedy for Duck Hepatitis?!?!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by lauren3321, Jun 30, 2011.

  1. lauren3321

    lauren3321 Out Of The Brooder

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    Out of 10 ducklings there is only one still alive. All the symptoms fit duck hepatitis. One minute they are fine and then the next they are lethargic then twitching/ seizing and dying. It is awful! Is there any way to help the last duckling? It is breaking my heart thinking that she is doomed! This has been the worst experience ever and I won't get another duckling as long as I live. Is there anything I can do? Please help!
     
  2. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can put her out of her pain, but if you can't do that, put her in the hospital. I make a hospital out of a cardboard shipping box for chicks, provide water and cover for darkness. Make her as comfortable as possible and prepare to let her go.
     
  3. lauren3321

    lauren3321 Out Of The Brooder

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    Update: The last duckling survived and is doing wonderfully! I just kept her warm and with plenty of vitamin water and prayed a lot and he/she is doing great!
     

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