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Infected Cloaca, Cloacitis, Pasting
|Supportive care||Isolate the bird from the flock and place in a safe, comfortable, warm location (your own duck "intensive care unit") with easy access to water and food. Limit stress. Call your veterinarian.|
|Keep the cloaca area clean and free of built-up feces||Using warm, soapy water, gently clean any fresh or dried build up of feces off of the duck. |
Using an oral syringe filled with a saline-solution wound wash, gently rinse out and massage the cloaca area.
Apply an iodine-based antiseptic (Betadine)
Repeat as often as needed for the next 3 or 4 days in order to make sure that the cloaca area is kept clean.
|Antibiotics||May be needed|
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