Tips on How to Prevent Duck
Make sure that what they're eating is nutritional. Ducks should
always have fresh drinking water. If the water doesn't look like it's safe to drink, throw it out and replace it
with some water that is clean, cool and fresh for them to consume. The container that it's housed in should be
cleaned at least once each day.
Ø Provide ducks with a balanced meal. The food should be
rationed; otherwise, the ducks can contract a disease.
Ø The troughs are required to be clean and dry all the time.
If the trough is wet, there is a greater chance that it can be infested with bacteria (harmful) and
Ø If you have ducks that are the same age, keep them
together in the same dwelling and administer the same medication to each of them.
Ø The area where the ducks roam and congregate should always
be clean with dry litter and properly drained so it will stay dry.
Ø There area where the ducks sleep at night should be
protected from animals that are bigger than them, such as dogs, cats and large rodents. They can easily pass
on different types of diseases.
Ø Ducks should not be involved in a lot of action because
they can get stressed. They would not be able to produce as much.
Ø The area where the ducks are housed should have plenty of
ventilation. Do not crowd up the dwelling. The ducks will still need room to move around.
Ø In order to keep them healthy, provide your duck(s) with
vitamin mineral supplement that contains antibiotics.
Ø Do not feed the ducks any dead snails, fish or meat that
may be spoiled. It could be toxic and harmful to them.
Ø If you feed rice to the ducks, make sure they do not
contain any harmful chemicals, such as insecticides.
Ø Spray the ducks at least one time every year to keep away
beetles, mice and anything else that may cause harm to them.
Ø If you get new ducks, keep them away from the other ducks
for at least fourteen days. You don’t want your current brood to catch any diseases from mixing in with the
Ø Place footbaths at different locations. This can help to
prevent foreign agents from coming on the property.
Ø Stop the entrance of unwanted guests and animal inside the
Ø Make a suitable house for the duck.
Ø Always keep the house dry, neat and clean.
Ø Vaccinate the duck timely for preventing
Ø Be more careful about seasonal diseases.
Ø Always provide nutritious food and fresh and clean
Ø Keep the disease infected duck separated from the healthy
Ø Keep the dead body of duck under soil or burn it with
Ø Feed ducks with balanced rations. Ducks fed with
unbalanced rations are vulnerable to diseases.
Ø Make sure that feeding troughs are kept clean and dry at
all times. Wet feed troughs may become contaminated with yeasts, harmful bacteria and harmful molds which are
a source of mycotoxins. Since ducks are highly susceptible to aflatoxicosis, great care must be taken over