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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Hatterasbd01, Sep 7, 2014.

  1. Hatterasbd01

    Hatterasbd01 In the Brooder

    Sep 7, 2014
    I have about a 2 to 3 month old pekin duck having seizures and don't know what to do. yesterday he had 2 to were he was trying to run in to walls and his neck was all bent outta hack. today he has had 5 to 6 ..one was when I was holding him and he felt so lifeless but then came too....we are so a wreck here and don't know what to do. We have only had him about a week today and hes eating duck food I got from the feed store please any advise would be so greatful

  2. chooks4life

    chooks4life Crowing

    Apr 8, 2013
    Could be a lot of things... Hopefully not what's in this thread but worth checking out the symptoms for a possible match...

    Quote: Asides from that you could try searching this forum for those symptoms in ducks, using the search bar. I don't keep ducks yet so can't help much.

    Best wishes and [​IMG]
  3. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

    Apr 23, 2014
    My Coop
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

    Jul 24, 2013
    Welcome to BYC![​IMG] We're glad to have you.

    Sorry to hear about your duck! Definitely check out the links listed above.
  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop
    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Sorry about your duck. Definitely follow the links provided above. I hope you can get him back to good health soon. [​IMG]
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    I'm wondering if the food is okay and not moldy or old (from feed store). Also he may have a niacin deficiency - ducks are highly susceptible to this.
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

    Jul 24, 2013
    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    I'm sorry about your duck! I hope he recovers. [​IMG]

  8. Alright [​IMG] great to have you joining the BYC flock [​IMG]

    BYC has a very useful learning center [​IMG]

    I ordered some ducks many years ago that had this problem and the out come was bleak but out of the 25 ducks I still have one left so not trying to make you upset just ready ...

    Do you have any poison's that have been used around your yard as this can really get to ducks with them web feet ....

    I know this sounds silly but a little crushed up charcoal in the feed can clear up poison or slow it down .....

    Hopefully he will recover ....














    Just some of our ducks and a bit of the flock we have here [​IMG]

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