Sick Duck!! Refusing to eat and cannot walk.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by TheNeonPanther, Jan 19, 2016.

  1. TheNeonPanther

    TheNeonPanther Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hello. We have a 5/6 year old duck who got sick last night. She can stand but cannot walk and drinks a little bit but refuses to eat. She hasn't laid a egg in a while and seems very weak.
    She was originally bought from a feed store around easter. We are almost positive she is a pekin, but could she be a pekin x-large? (or whatever y'all call them)
    She is right now sitting in a basket and seems tired. I need help on how to get her better or how to feed her. She also is very quiet. She hardly makes any sound. Culling is not an option, she is a pet.
     
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  2. silkiecuddles

    silkiecuddles FortheLoveofSilkies

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    Does she have any signs of an attack on her? Blood, feather loss?
    Is she acting weird besides not walking?
     
  3. TheNeonPanther

    TheNeonPanther Chillin' With My Peeps

    No, she looks normal which is strange.
    Yeah, her breathing is a little funny, she makes a low quack, more of a low cluck, she is also not pooping.
     
  4. silkiecuddles

    silkiecuddles FortheLoveofSilkies

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    She's 5 Years old?
     
  5. TheNeonPanther

    TheNeonPanther Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yes, five or six. I am really hoping it is not something with age.
     
  6. silkiecuddles

    silkiecuddles FortheLoveofSilkies

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  8. silkiecuddles

    silkiecuddles FortheLoveofSilkies

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    sorry that didn't work. Check my last post
     
  9. TheNeonPanther

    TheNeonPanther Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thank you!! I think it is niacin deficiency.
     
  10. silkiecuddles

    silkiecuddles FortheLoveofSilkies

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    You're welcome! Glad to help. :) I hope she gets better!
     

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