My duck is dead

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Eringm, Feb 10, 2017.

  1. Eringm

    Eringm Out Of The Brooder

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    Long story short: I put my duck in the pond at around 5 o clock and 20 minutes later when I went to close the birds in I couldn't see her in the coop, I walked around the land and then saw her lying on her back dead in the pond.

    I'm not even upset that she's dead I just want to know how she died ?

    The gander normally mates with duck and maybe could have drowned her ?

    Or she could have died of a disease ?
    I just don't know what it could be.[​IMG]
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  2. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    Sad!! He could have, and also a big turtle can grab them by the leg and hold them under till they drown. You see any signs on a leg?
     
  3. dotknott

    dotknott Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Domestic dogs will kill ducks and not eat them, so that is a possibility as well.
     
  4. Sundevill11

    Sundevill11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Close her eyes and give her a proper burial.
     
  5. Jpg1961

    Jpg1961 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So sorry for your loss:(
     

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