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What's wrong with my muscovy

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Basschicken, Jan 30, 2016.

  1. Basschicken

    Basschicken Out Of The Brooder

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    I bought a muscovy drake today and all it does is lays there and sneezes and or coughs. I've seen it walk and it can walk fine. Any help?
     
  2. DemonicFowl

    DemonicFowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old is the muscovy? How many ducks do you have? Do you have a deep water bucket so he can clear his nares? Have you given your new duck some form of electrolyte/probiotics to ease the shift to a new location?
     
  3. Basschicken

    Basschicken Out Of The Brooder

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    I don't know the age. I have 2 male muscovy but he's in quarentine. He has a deep bucket but hasn't used it. And can I give him gatorade?
     
  4. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    I would not use gatorade . . . perhaps a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar in a gallon of drinking water. He may have a respiratory infection and need antibiotics.
     

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