My duck is having a seizure like behavior

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Supertive, Apr 25, 2019.

  1. Supertive

    Supertive In the Brooder

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    My little 3 week old Perkin Duckling is having seizure like outbursts, he’ll randomly flop around his cage and end up on his back, I need help and I have no clue what’s going on, I really don’t want to lose this duckling
     
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  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    A niacin deficiency can cause this what are you feeding and are you supplementing with niacin?
     
  3. Supertive

    Supertive In the Brooder

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    No we’re a just feeding true blue waterfowl feed
     
  4. Knighstar679

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    Go out to the tractor store and get the liquid vitamin b complex for cattle. Start giving this little one 1ml a day. You can split it up or do it all in one dose.

    That’s were I would start.
     
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    Yes that was my next offer just wanted to know if they had already started with niacin.
    @Supertive what @Knighstar679 rec is the best out there for this.

    :welcome
     
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  6. Supertive

    Supertive In the Brooder

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    Thanks guys will definitely do
     
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  7. chickens really

    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    Is it crested?
     
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  8. Supertive

    Supertive In the Brooder

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    Nope just a Pekin Duck,
     
  9. Supertive

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    So will this help with the niacin levels
     
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  10. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    Yes! And when one is already having neurological issues or leg weakness the liquid b complex works a lot faster!
     

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