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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-19-2008, 03:13 AM Thread Starter
 
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Talking My Brother saved a baby duck!!! plz help us

Today my brother saved a wild baby duck (it so cute)from the dam down the botton of our paddock. the mother had abandond the poor lil ducky so we now have it in our house in a cardboard box and a lamp and some food n water
but we dnt really no wat to do with it

can someone please help us. it would be great

thanks xx
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-19-2008, 03:25 PM
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i recommend finding a wildlife rescue rehab center. they'll be able to raise it in a way that wont tame it, so that it can be later released back into the wild

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-20-2008, 11:02 PM
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Until you find a wildlife rehab center, DO NOT put the duck in water! (Unless it is totally feathered.) If it is still a down-covered baby it can quickly and easily drown. A little bit for drinking is fine but it doesn't need to swim yet.

Hope you find a center soon. That will really be the best thing for the little fella.

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