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Sick ducks

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jennifermoose, Apr 30, 2016.

  1. jennifermoose

    jennifermoose New Egg

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    I have 2 ducks roughly 5 weeks old and one of them seems sick. I think it may just be me freaking out for no reason but I've seen his/her eyes look a little red and now it's poo is very runny and orangish yellow. And it's like projectile. (I know gross info) I'm just not sure if its right this is my first time owning ducks. They have gotten the normal chick feed and i have fed them cucumber before in small bites. If anyone knows anything that can help please do!! Thank you!
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I'm sorry I don't know anything about ducks. I don't even know if they are supposed to eat chick feed. Is this medicated chick feed, - that may be something they shouldn't have.

    Can you get any help from the seller? Please post asap on the "Duck thread," and also "Emergencies, diseases, injuries, cures, "thread
     
  3. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC. Sadly, I know nothing about ducks, but DD has pointed you in the right direction for help.

    Good luck
    CT
     
  4. Frindizzle

    Frindizzle Guitar Girl <3 Premium Member

    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
     
  5. jennifermoose

    jennifermoose New Egg

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    Thank you everyone!
     
  6. Tami555

    Tami555 New Egg

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    Hello, Also new here. I have a pekin who went limp. Caught her and seen she had swelling in her foot and bumble foot. Soaked and pulled off the scabs and treated with iodine and vetericyn. Today I went out there to soak her again and foot is twice as big and has green smelly poop
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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