Runny nose in 10 day old chick

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by laura joss, Jul 10, 2016.

  1. laura joss

    laura joss New Egg

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    My Ancona drake had a runny nose yesterday and today he isn't peeping, wanting to swim or anything, just stand there. This evening it seemed he had a little more trouble breathing. Makes me sad. What could it be and is there hope?
     
  2. mustang56

    mustang56 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Ren2014

    Ren2014 Blessed Beyond Hope Premium Member

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    It's common for ducklings to get stuff in their nose and hopefully that's all this is. Put him in some warm water about belly deep so he can dip his nose in and see if he snorts anything out. Is he eating?

    As mustang mentioned, VetRX is good and can be found at most feed stores.
     

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