We had out first animal die today. It was Sage, one of our ducklings. I moved them outside 4 days ago. They have been in a large pen on grass with a dog cage to sleep in. They had shade and water, so I don't think he overheated.
He was lying on his side, he had a wet neck and a little bit of blood by one of his eyes. The only thing that could have gotten to him was the other duckling. So, I'm not sure if he was attacked, or got overheated or what.
So now Thyme is alone. He/she is too small to let out with the hens, but too big to put with the chicks. I'm not sure what to do if anything.
Any ideas on why Sage may have died or what to do with Thyme would be appreciated!
In other news, scissor beak is hanging in there. He is smaller than the rest but seems to be getting enough food to stay alive.