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2 day old baby not walking right. Help Please

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Hello all. I have a 2 day old duckling who is only walking on his hocks. It's like his legs won't bend straight to allow him to walk correctly.
Can this be fixed?
Thanks!
Edited by Aliciahess - 2/26/16 at 6:39pm
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I would start B complex vitamin supplements. I would put 100 to 150 mg B3-niacin - per gallon of drinking water (about 15 mg per pint) . In other words, use the amount of B3 as the guide for how much water per capsule.

But I would use B complex, not just niacin. At the same time if you have plain niacin - not no flush, not timed release - I would start with that.hugs.gif

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Thanks. I did more research and I am pretty sure it's a more severe case of slipped tendon, both legs. Not able to straighten leg or push tendon back in place....
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Look at the poultrypedia poultry podiatry page, if you have not yet. There are some ideas there - and the archives here may have something.

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