Normal or not?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Lsuchica86, Apr 28, 2016.

  1. Lsuchica86

    Lsuchica86 New Egg

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    I just put my ducks outside in their new pen 2 days ago. Well now im seeing that one has the runs which is black looking. Is this normal?
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Keep an eye on them. The black could be from foraging in soil.

    Can they get to soil in their pen?

    Sometimes they get into something not so healthy. So if they show any signs of being not quite right, you may want to add food grade activated charcoal powder to their water - about a teaspoon per pint. It absorbs toxins.
     
  3. Lsuchica86

    Lsuchica86 New Egg

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    Oh yeah theyre pens on grass/dirt. Maybe thats it
     

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