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We are sad-My Pkein(PEKIN!) drake, Handsome HarrisonHoosierHead is done.

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by chooniecat, Dec 2, 2012.

  1. chooniecat

    chooniecat Songster

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    I went out early to feed and he was still where I left him on straw bed with legs splayed(odd position) and I have BEEN concerned anyhow(he is 10+ yrs old) last couple of days as he has not wanted to get in the inground pool I made for them yrs. ago. Something is prolapsed and he had diarrhea this a.m. so my son will take him out later while I am out. He also had very weak voice. I am venting so no suggestions for "cures" please. I will then have 1 female WH only so my plan to "rescue" some pekins from public pond will have outlet for a drake anyhow. Princess, the WH, will be extremely vocal I predict w/o 4H around. She bosses him terrible.[​IMG]
     

  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

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    It's difficult to lose them at any age.

    Good you are thinking about rescues. Thanks.

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  3. Haunted55

    Haunted55 Songster

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    I'm so sorry. I wish you luck with finding more.
     
  4. chooniecat

    chooniecat Songster

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    Thanks-I was in process of doing the "rescue" thing wondering how it would go with 4H(drake thats ill) and I knew this might happen. I think something in you knows when they aren't quite right and given his age my heart knew. We were always curious how long he could make it. RAMBLE. TY again.
     

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