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I found him 3 days ago on Thursday by the pond near the edge and I knew something was terribly wrong. He is a drake about 6 months old and flew fine so I'm not sure what caused this. I do know the other drakes pick on him but I live in a residential neighborhood with a pond and I am alway feeding them Crumbles by Dumor and never in the last 2.5 years have I seen this. It is so sad, I've been trying to figure it out but not sure what's wrong. [IMG][IMG]
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I found him 3 days ago on Thursday by the pond near the edge and I knew something was terribly wrong. He is a drake about 6 months old and flew fine so I'm not sure what caused this. I do know the other drakes pick on him but I live in a residential neighborhood with a pond and I am alway feeding them Crumbles by Dumor and never in the last 2.5 years have I seen this. It is so sad, I've been trying to figure it out but not sure what's wrong. [IMG][IMG]


You want to post under the Emergency section of BYC. Good luck.

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I found him 3 days ago on Thursday by the pond near the edge and I knew something was terribly wrong. He is a drake about 6 months old and flew fine so I'm not sure what caused this. I do know the other drakes pick on him but I live in a residential neighborhood with a pond and I am alway feeding them Crumbles by Dumor and never in the last 2.5 years have I seen this. It is so sad, I've been trying to figure it out but not sure what's wrong. [IMG][IMG]


You want to post under the Emergency section of BYC. Good luck.


You also might want to post in the "Duck" Section of BYC. I can get you a link.

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Maybe the other drakes attacked him and caused neurological  damage.   Ducks can also suffer from  niacin deficiency  -  the duck folk can fill you in on that.


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Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to join the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC. Oh, your poor boy. I hope he's improved and on the mend. fl.gif
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