Sick pet duck, advice would be of great help!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by zams1006, Nov 2, 2015.

  1. zams1006

    zams1006 Out Of The Brooder

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    She is similar, I have her inside because its pouring with rain outside and she is eating quarter handfuls of food so really small amounts but is eating nevertheless, she has lost a bit of weight though
     
  2. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Did you say your giving her vitamins in her drinking water? How is her poop looking now that she has eaten some?

    Did you check for an egg stuck? although if she hasn't laid since last week I really don't think she'd still be with you if she was egg bound. she would be deteriorating pretty fast or my duck did anyway.

    I'd still check for an egg though just to completely rule that out.
     
  4. zams1006

    zams1006 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey! I am not giving her vitamins yet, but i think i will grab some today, ill also check for the egg today, the poop is still the same, she only eats really small amounts.. But there the odor is usual stuff so nothing too out of place there.
     
  5. zams1006

    zams1006 Out Of The Brooder

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    No there is no pungent odor, so it seems pretty normal smell wise
     
  6. zams1006

    zams1006 Out Of The Brooder

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    Well it has been about 4 days, i don't think there is an egg because her vent seems fine and she doesn't seem to be straining. She is pecking around and wagging her tail when i pat her but she just doesn't seem to want to eat, and still fairly lazy..
     
  7. Free Spirit

    Free Spirit The Chiarian

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    Is she eating at all? Is she still losing weight? Have you given her a flush?
     
  8. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    @zams1006 I would def get her started on some poultry vitamins that may just kick in her immune system.

    Might be a good idea to try a flush on her too can you get activated charcoal, it's in the antacid isle at pharmacies here.
     
  9. Miss Lydia

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  10. Free Spirit

    Free Spirit The Chiarian

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    And if you can't find it at the pharmacy (my stores no longer carry it) I finally found activated charcoal at the health food store.
     
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