Updates from Ducks in Chile!

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Wow lots of things happening!!!!!
I will start with Today and then ramble on....

This is Black Billy at week 1 and week 3 (today)


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PATOS

Songster
Jan 1, 2019
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She died- and two days later a duckling- determined it was

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Botulism
This happens when temperature and other conditions are right for the growth of this anaerobic spore-forming bacterium. Botulism causes a progressive flaccid (limp) paralysis of the neck (limberneck), legs and wings. Affected ducks usually die in a coma within 24-48 hours.

https://www.denverpost.com/2010/06/26/denvers-duck-lake-hit-with-avian-botulism/

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Luckily we have lots of Charcoal! We treated the flock and will use it as a preventative monthly- plus the duck house smells better!
 
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