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    Swollen foot, possible bumblefoot - Pekin Duck

    Can anyone help with identifying what this might be? A couple weeks ago I noticed one of my ducks limping and not walking much. Her right ankle is very swollen and now I see this sore. Any help identifying what it might be and treatment would be greatly appreciated.
  2. DutchDuckies12

    Has anyone had their duck X-rayed? Was it useful?

    Hello, In my previous post, I have more details but short story I have a limping Pekin duck with no trauma or Bumblefoot. I want to know what is going on with my little man and was wondering if taking an x-ray would reveal something. Has anyone had any experience with this? Is it possible to...
  3. MapleKehDucks

    Please Help, My Ducks Aren't Laying Eggs!

    Hello fellow feather-loving friends! Every since my ducks were laying-age, my family has enjoyed a VERY steady supply of duck eggs. My Pekins being the best layers, providing 1 egg every day (only taking a 5 day break a month). As of the first week of August 2019, my ducks began molting. There...
  4. E

    Help! Pekin duck tilts head

    We recently got a Female white pekin duck. Around 4-5months old. We got her around a week ago (September 21st) and since then everytime she walks she tilts her head side to side. She has been showing this since September 22nd. We thought maybe she would stop after a few days but she has not. Our...
  5. V

    Integrating ducks of various ages

    I am new here but have been using BYC threads for a few years to help answer questions I have had about my chickens. I am looking for some advise about the best way to integrate my ducks who are all Pekin. I have a 3 year old Drake who is currently by himself; a 8 week old drake and 8 week old...
  6. Jackjackandbernice

    Runners or khakis, pekin or white layer?

    Hello everyone. I got started with chickens when I rescued an abandoned coop earlier this year. They've brought me a lot of joy and our little flock expanded quickly. About 1.5 months ago I decided life was incomplete without some ducks so I went to tractor supply and bought what I thought were...
  7. tayjamieson

    Limping Female Pekin Duck - what should I do to heal her?

    Hello, I hope everyone is enjoying their Labor Day. So I previously had a duck pass away after she had been limping/immobile for a few weeks out of the blue. I came home and she was passed away laying by the coop with the other ducks and it was really heartbreaking. Now I have another one of my...
  8. J

    Help, too many boy ducks!!!

    We got ducks from Tractor Supply (novice mistake) and now we have way too many males. It's becoming an issue because we have a mix of Pekin, Mallard, a cayuga and two welsh harlequins and 5 of the pekins are male (we only ended up with 1 female.) The Pekin's are much too large to mate with out...
  9. Maryam.

    Unusual eggs

    Hey, My 2years old pekin,cookie , is having a hard time. Normally she lays an egg everyday and the eggs are healthy and fine but since a month ago her eggs have a very soft eggs and she laid in unusual places and times(in the middle of the day when they were out playing) which usually my other...
  10. P

    Introducing baby ducks and other questions...

    Hi, I have two 6 week old khaki campbell girls who are getting way too big for their brooder as it's inside my house! I have been trying to introduce them to my other two (both pekin-type females). I started by letting them out all together but the little ones were very skittery and I was scared...
  11. R

    My duck throwing up corn?

    Hi guys, I went to check up on my 10 month old Pekin duck and there was corn kernels everywhere. I brought her inside the house, went to the bathroom and when I came back out there was corn kernels EVERYWHERE inside one corner of my house! I don’t know what’s happened, I didn’t see her throw up...
  12. Remi-Finn-mom

    Leg problems/Niacin Deficiency? Help!

    I have two 12-week old Pekin ducks I got from our local swap meet. My male, Finn, has always thrived and done well. My female, Remi, has seem to always have problems. When she was a few weeks old i started her on Niacin capsules because her legs started to cross. I seen improvement pretty fast...
  13. Dwaldron

    pekin Ducks not laying eggs !?!?

    so i got some ducks in march for the first time :D after doing chickens for years and they seem to be getting old for i have yet to get any eggs should i be concerned?
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    Pekin Duckling with a major problem

    Hello! So i’ve been incubating my pekin duck eggs and 4 recently hatched but one baby stood out from all of the rest, he was born with a severe case of Wry Neck. Here is a video of him before I started treating: I started treating by making a special formula with Filtered water, chick starter...
  15. tayjamieson

    Leg injured pekin duck - super dirty, how to help her get cleaned up

    Hey! I hope everybody is doing well :) One of my female pekin's has had a leg injury the last 2 weeks. She is starting to show improvement! She is being very good about resting so she can heal but she can't walk very well, uses her wings to balance herself if she does walk/run. I have been...
  16. tayjamieson

    Pekin Duck with Eye Infection - please help!

    I woke up this morning and discovered one of my girls has a seemingly bad eye infection :( I'm wondering if you guys can tell what type of infection it is and what I need to do, I've included a photo. I picked her up and brought her inside and she is currently taking a bath in the tub. She is...
  17. I

    I need to know- does this mean my baby duck is unhealthy?

    i recently became concerned about one of my newer ducklings, which i named Frank. We bought her and two others (All Pekins) from the local farm store in early May this year (2019, specifying just in case) and moved them out into the coop in late May, and we keep new birds in a little “jail”...
  18. tayjamieson

    Pekin Ducks Chasing each other, pulling out neck feathers - normal?

    Hello! So I have a total of 12 pekin ducks, 5 of them are males. One of the males named Angel (named Angel because he unfortunately developed a mild case of angel wing & we did try wrapping but the other ducks always found a way to remove it for him, little stinkers). Angel chases the other...
  19. tayjamieson

    Eagle's and Hawks Landing in my backyard - going for my chickens & ducks

    Hey everyone! It's been a while since I've been a able to get on but the past 2 days I've had to chase an eagle out of my backyard that was about to grab my pekin's and chickens. I am surrounded by farm lands/crops so my area always has eagles and hawks around. I've been pretty lucky to say they...
  20. Bellatudela

    Sick duck? Please help )-:

    So I’ve has my pekin duck for about 5 weeks now. First week I noticed him wheezing and sneezing called up the place I got them at, brought them in they said they were fine. Now a week ago one of them I believe now has foamy eye. I’ve treated it with contact solution and it has seem to come down...
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