VERY SICK DUCK !!!!!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by love geese 101, Jan 14, 2015.

  1. love geese 101

    love geese 101 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi one of my ducks was sick, and I gave him st johns wort,that seemed to help ,but the next day was found dead. a second one died last week ,and now my other two ducks are sick also. They start out by wing paralisus and then lose a lot of weight, discharge comes from the eyes and sit down a lot. Anything will help.
    Thanks in advance
     
  2. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Sorry for your losses! Sounds like you need to have a vet look at them. If another dies, you should have a necropsy done. Where do you live?

    -Kathy
     
  3. Amykins

    Amykins Overrun With Chickens

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    Herbal remedies are never a match for prescribed antibiotics. I don't know if a vet visit could have saved him, but if it's spreading, you need to get urgent vet care immediately.
     
  4. love geese 101

    love geese 101 Out Of The Brooder

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    I had a vet come and he gave me pills that are basically st johns wort and he still died . I live in the kootneys of Canada BC .
     
  5. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

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    Sad for your loss - this really sounds like a duck vet or maybe waterfowl rehabber might be the best source of information. As written above, a necropsy if you can get one...
     
  6. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Call the vet and ask where you can send the body to for testing.

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  7. love geese 101

    love geese 101 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok thanks for all your answers I will call the vet today and see where I can get the body tested.
     
  8. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    So sorry for your loss.
     
  9. mikeru

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    Hope you have found a solution necropsy tells you what happened to cause problem,important info.
     

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