Why Is My Duck Sneezing?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Jedika98, May 24, 2012.

  1. Jedika98

    Jedika98 In the Brooder

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    I was out watching my ducks earlier and I noticed that one of them kept sneezing. It has been raining a lot here lately and I think it might have a cold. What should I do?
     
  2. americanvalkyrie

    americanvalkyrie Songster

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    Chickens and ducks sneeze all the time. Mine sneeze from dust or water... same reasons we would sneeze. You don't need to worry about it unless you see mucous, or they look lethargic, or have raspy breath. And if they do have those other symptoms, then start researching up... because chickens and ducks don't get colds. They get potentially deadly respiratory infections.
     
  3. Jedika98

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    Okay, thanks.
    I was just a bit worried.
    Jedika
     
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  4. americanvalkyrie

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    I was as well, the first time I heard my chickens sneezing. Then they actually got sick, and I realized what a big difference it was.
     
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  5. Jedika98

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    Okay. Thanks for your help.
     

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