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Discussion in 'Ducks' started by batmanrobin170, Apr 19, 2017.

  1. batmanrobin170

    batmanrobin170 New Egg

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    My duck has no vent, he can't poop. we have had him for about a week and just realized something was even more wrong then we thought. Is there anything we can do to save him? Or is it better to put him out? Thanks.
     
  2. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    You sure----A week is a long time to not poop. Is it eating, drinking??
     
  3. barred2rock

    barred2rock Chillin' With My Peeps


    Yeah, that's pretty crazy, although there are a species of shark that don't defecate. Their life span is one to two months.
     
  4. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    Are you sure it has no pooper?.....Does it eat and drink normally?.....What other things are wrong with the Duckling?.....Are you positive it does not poop?...


    Best wishes..:)
     
  5. batmanrobin170

    batmanrobin170 New Egg

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    He was eating perfectly fine the whole week, never saw him go at all. We separated him from our other duckling yesterday morning and never found any poop in the bottom of the box. He just died this morning between 5:00am and 7:35am, we think he died standing up and just fell over. even though he died i would still like to know if anyone knows anything.
     
  6. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    Yes, being born without a pooper does happen...:(.....Sorry for your loss..:)....


    Best wishes..


    Cheers!
     
  7. batmanrobin170

    batmanrobin170 New Egg

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    Thank you friend. Do you know if there is anything to do to save them if it happens again?
     
  8. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens


    No, nothing you can do...The bowel is not properly developed in many cases and either they starve out or bloat....A pup my friend had whelped out had no pooper either...:(

    You cant make them a new pooper..:(
     
    Last edited: Apr 20, 2017
  9. batmanrobin170

    batmanrobin170 New Egg

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    Kinda figured thank you for your help friend.
     
  10. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens



    Anytime..;)...

    Enjoy the living..:)

    Cheers!
     

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