They are poisoned again!!!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by superduckrescue, Jul 21, 2019.

  1. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Crossing the Road

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    I was wondering about that ... Is it that solution to de-chlorinate tap water for fish?
     
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  2. Magnolia Ducks

    Magnolia Ducks Crowing

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    Get them some bottled water to see if you can identify the source. Are they drinking from the same source as you are?
     
  3. superduckrescue

    superduckrescue Songster

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    I have no way of getting chacol right now.
     
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  4. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Partially Enlightened

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    Plain water...no fish stuff or ACV. Make sure they have water at all times and don't run out.

    Did they run out of water and when you put more this happened?
     
  5. casportpony

    casportpony Enlightened

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    I've seen this before, and it's not typical poisoning, it's some sort of reaction to drinking a bunch of water. I don't know if it's from drinking cold water and them going hypothermic or is it's from them drinking so much water that it dilutes their electrolytes.

    The best way to prevent this is to offer warm water and to restrict the amount they consume for about an hour. What I mean by that is give them water and let them drink for a minute or two, remove water, repeat on 15 minutes. Do this until they are no longer guzzling the water.
     
  6. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Partially Enlightened

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    Is it happening when you're giving them new water...like they were out and you refilled it?
    This is an important question.
     
  7. casportpony

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    What is fish prime?
     
  8. superduckrescue

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    Yes it is a de-chlorinate.. Yes they had water all the time.
     
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  9. Magnolia Ducks

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    Why are you adding fish prime? And what is it? Could this be the source of your problem?
     
  10. casportpony

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    Did they guzzle it?
     

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