MALLARD DUCKLINGS URGENT!!!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by brodydwhite, Apr 23, 2017.

  1. brodydwhite

    brodydwhite Out Of The Brooder

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    I got to ducklings yesterday and my heat lamp wasn't working so I put them in a box in the house and we left and came back today and they had gotten out and one was sitting beside it and the other was on the other end of the room up side down and twitching and I descovered he had gotten in a mouse trap but don't know how it hit him be cause he was out and not dead yet What do I do!
     
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  3. brodydwhite

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    [​IMG]Now he just sets like this and closes his eyes. Please help!!! Is there anything I can do?!?!??
     
  4. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    Holy COW...:(.......They need to be warmed up...They require a heat lamp.....A safe warm brooder....Chick starter or Duckling starter and water to dunk their heads...How was the trap on the one!!!!!!!
     
  5. brodydwhite

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    It wasn't on he was away from it but it had poop on it and and feathers and he was upside down going crazy when I found him and they have food and I just gave them water but he is not drinking or eating and can't stand up like the other and they are plenty warm in the house
     
  6. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    They both look COLD..:(.....Wet the feed to a soupy mix it's easier to eat for Ducklings..:)....

    Sorry that happened..:(
     
  7. brodydwhite

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    Thanks I don't know if the one will make it or not
     
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    chickens really Overrun With Chickens




    ducklings require warmer heat than just what your house can provide..:(
     
  9. brodydwhite

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    Ok I got to fix the lamp and brooder
     
  10. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens


    Do you have a heating pad or hot water bottle!.....A plastic Pepsi bottle with hot water in a towel might work?
     
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