sickly indian runner duck help

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by zoerat, Aug 25, 2014.

  1. zoerat

    zoerat Out Of The Brooder

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    for the past 2 days my drake has gone of his food and is sitting alot, hes stil drinking water fine i picked him up yesterday and could see no physical signs of injury, his back feathers are slightly ruffled any suggestions? hes in with a female and another drake he was raised with and they are perfectly fine i dont no about separating them as this may stress him out
     
  2. lightchick

    lightchick Overrun With Chickens

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    If he's with only one hen and another drake then maybe the other drake fought with him?
    There's no injuries or anything?
     
  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    The other drake may be mounting him causing injury. Can you divide the pen temporarily? They could still see each other but not touch each other.
     
  4. zoerat

    zoerat Out Of The Brooder

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    sadly i found the wee fella dead this morning, i had never seen him being mounted or even fighting they all gt on very well so it will remain a mystery least hes not suffering now [​IMG]
     
  5. lightchick

    lightchick Overrun With Chickens

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    So sorry for your loss! [​IMG]
     

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