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my duckling got runny nose

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Axle Quails, May 15, 2011.

  1. Axle Quails

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    It only hatched about 9 hours ago and it got like fluid coming out of it nostrils. What should I do??
     

  2. duckyfromoz

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    Have you let it have a drink yet or is it still in the incubator??
     
  3. Axle Quails

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    Quote:It stil in incubator
     
  4. duckyfromoz

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    Ducklings can often have a bit of water come back out their nostrils when drinking- so I just wanted to at least rule that out.

    It could be a bit of fluid in the lungs- either from when it starting breathing- or even from the high humidity in the incubator. Other than wiping it away to ensure the nostrils dont clog up- I dont know of anything you can really do for it.
     

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