Squeaky breathing after drinking water

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  1. DuckMamaNH

    DuckMamaNH Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello,
    My 1 week old Aussie Spotted duckling recently started having this squeaky/wheezing breathing right after drinking water. The rest of the time, you can just barely hear a quiet little clicking sound when she breathes. I've switched out the bedding to kiln dried pine shavings, added VetRx, Probiotics, and vitamins to her water. She's able to fully submerge her bill/nostrils when she drinks. I also let her take her first bath today, and she dove under and swam a bit--so she's definitely getting her nostrils completely submerged. She eats, drinks, poops, and plays normally.
    So...why the squeaky clickey weeziness? Am I worrying over nothing?
    Thank you!! [​IMG]
     
  2. DuckMamaNH

    DuckMamaNH Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Update--she is now almost fully grown, no squeaky breathing and perfectly healthy! :)
     
    chickens really likes this.
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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