MY DUCKLING WONT STOP VOMITING!!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by autumn_g, Oct 21, 2019.

  1. autumn_g

    autumn_g Songster

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    Ok guys, long story short hes 1 week old. I saved him and have nursed him back to health. At about 1 today he started vomiting. I don't.know what to do. Please help
     
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    Granny Hatchet Tastes like chicken

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    His beak is very pale, hes lethargic, he hasn't eaten anything since about 1 but has been throwing up several times an hour since then. We've been giving him rooster booster & b12. Flock raiser and chick grit everyday. Should I not be giving him one or more of these?? Does he need something else.??
     
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    When you say rescued , from what/where? What are you feeding and can you post pictures? Is he pooping ? Is his crop hard or full and squishy?
     
  7. autumn_g

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    A week ago yesterday he hatched, along with 13 other healthy ducklings 10 hours later when I went out in the morning I found him alone outside the duck house upside down laying on his neck extremely cold. Thought he was dead. Brought him inside warmed him up nursed him back to life. Noticed he was a little slow/different. At first when he would take a drink he would fling his head all the way to his back and lose his balance and do back flips essentially. We had to feed him and water him by hand the first few days. Gave him B Vit and rooster booster. We make his flock raiser crumble very wet and add grit. Everyday he has gotten stronger and stronger. Today around 1 he quit eating and started vomiting. The last thing he just vomited was chick grit. His poop is clear watery for the most part and his crop is empty now.
     
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    Oh and his breathing is pretty labored too... Most recent poopie, and pic 20191021_201815.jpg 20191021_201934.jpg
     
  9. Granny Hatchet

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    do you put the grit in his food ?
    So he had wry neck and thats improving. You might need to tube him some water.
     
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    Poor lil guy. He looks pretty sick. It even shows in his eyes. We have all tagged an educator that has knowledge of ducks. Hopefully one of them will be here soon.
     

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