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Runt Indian Runner Duck

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by bobw1952, Feb 12, 2014.

  1. bobw1952

    bobw1952 New Egg

    Feb 12, 2014
    I just received my shipment of 11 ducks (ordered 10) and the runt appears to be somewhat listless. Seems to want to sleep but the others are pushing around her and walking over her (or him). Any ideas on what to do? Do I try to setup a separate area for her? The other ten are chirping, walking around, eating and drinking. Thanks.
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Dec 22, 2009
    Welcome to BYC.
    Does she appear to be eating and drinking? I would try to start her on some poultry vitamins.
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  3. bobw1952

    bobw1952 New Egg

    Feb 12, 2014
    Thanks for your reply - I will try the vitamins. I am a little less concern as she seems to be a little more lively!
  4. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

    Jan 3, 2010
    Southern New England
    I would give her vitamins, I agree with Kevin565. There are also products like Gro-Gel and Sav-a-chik.

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