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I have a 1yo pet Indian runner duck. He has seemed sluggish

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Hello, I have a 1yo pet Indian runner duck. He has seemed sluggish the last few days. Earlier he sat down when he ate which he has never done before. She has also had some fairly common diarrhea. She has not lost her appetite at all, but she does seem excessively thirsty. Any help would be appreciated.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Bird Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian & I would like to help you with your wee one today.

How long has she had the diarrhea?

What does it look like?

Are her eyes sunken, oral membranes dry/sticky, or does her skin tent if you lift a small patch?