1 year old Pekin limping

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by PekinMama4, May 7, 2017.

  1. PekinMama4

    PekinMama4 New Egg

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    What is wrong with my poor girl?

    I have her separated from the others. Her leg is warm to the touch [​IMG] and she isn't able to walk on it besides limp to the other side of her pen. But she pretty much sits in her nest until I come to get her to out her in the kiddie pool for a bath. All the while she keeps her leg elevated.

    These ducks are my pets. We do not raise for meat.


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  2. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    Bumble foot or a prickle...?.....If bumble foot it needs to be treated ...Like a wart.....

    Prickles can be removed...Wash her foot really good and try to see if puss comes out...Bandage the foot..
     
  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    If her foot is warm, I would be concerned about infection spreading. If you can get a vet to help, that would be best.

    Meanwhile, I would give lukewarm water tub time, then follow with a drop or two of clear iodine, or some antibiotic ointment without painkiller, daily, at bedtime, at least. Ointment three times a day would be better, I think. Check to see if there is a splinter.
     

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