URGENT Pekin breathing heavy

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by starryeyes, May 10, 2009.

  1. starryeyes

    starryeyes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I dont know what to do one of my 3 month old pekins was found in the yard just sitting there. he will not drink or eat and is breathing heavy. I had them in the barn last nite along with my rouens due to a storm . The temp droped last nite and this morning he and the rouens were in the yard I guess they crawled under the door. He is breathing heavy i moved him in the house and tried to get him to drink he took a few sips of vita water. I dont see anything stuck in his throat or see any injuries to him. I dont have antibiotics for ducks only chickens and my feed store is closed and no vets here open and they do not treat barn animals. Please any advice would be great i dont want my baby to suffer and i dont know what to do


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  2. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    starryeyes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We lost him he died my poor dd is heart broken
     
  4. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    Well crud.

    It could have been a fungal infection in the lungs. Apparently ducks are prone to get these. Not much you could have done if that was the case.

    I know how your DD feels. I hatched my duck out myself. I was very upset when she died.
     

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