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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 44 years of experience
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Her poop is hot, she is eating and drinking great. Only four

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Her poop is hot, she is eating and drinking great. Only four day old. Runs around and seem ok
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the bird's name?
Customer: Peep, Pekin duck. She hatched out five days after the others and was being pick on, so move her inside with
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Peking?
Customer: No
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Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Bird
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 3 months ago.

I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. We don't have many avian vets on this site. It's not clear to me what your concern is. Do you think that her droppings are too hot - that she's febrile? Please note that a Pekin duck's body temperature at 4 days of age can range from 102-106F.

Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 3 months ago.

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?


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