Need help with sick call duck, NOW!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Movin' Momma, Jul 3, 2010.

  1. Movin' Momma

    Movin' Momma Hatching

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    I have a sick call duck that is only just feathered out a couple of weeks ago. She went swimming withmy other calls yesterday, and this morning she is sneezing, has a runny nose, and is not eating or drinking! Any help would be appreciated

    Thanks,

    MM
     
    Last edited: Jul 3, 2010

  2. AdamD77

    AdamD77 Songster

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    Sorry to hear that [​IMG] I don't really know what to say, other than keep her warm and take her to the vet.
     
  3. bock

    bock Songster

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    I hope she gets better. [​IMG]
     
  4. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

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    There are a few possibilities. She could have a sinus infection, could have gotten something up her nose, could have been exposed to mold in feed or bedding . . . Can you use a flashlight and see if her nostrils are plugged up? How is she acting aside from the sneezing and not eating or drinking? Are there any special treats you could offer her? Is there something about their going swimming yesterday that seems it might have something to do with taking ill?

    Do they have access to water deep enough to wash their entire heads in?
     
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  5. Mrs. Turbo

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    sorry, thought I was on another post.....
     
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