A fox got my ducks

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by duckmafresheggs, Apr 20, 2017.

  1. duckmafresheggs

    duckmafresheggs New Egg

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    He killed one and bit the other 2 on the neck. One is fine but my boy can't balance himself. I need advice. I wrapped him and held him most of the night but I have to be gone today. I can set up a heat source but what else should I do for him? He's a pet more than anything and I want to help him. He can't right himself and keeps wanting to stretch one leg back the way they do with a broken neck. He does get up now and then and stumble around.
     
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  2. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Does he have open wounds? If so I would take care of them and put him in a safe place with food and water.
     
  3. duckmafresheggs

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    He has a tiny puncture on his neck
     
  4. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    I would clean it just to be safe.
     
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  5. duckmafresheggs

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    What is the best way to do that
     
  6. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Make saline solution clean it out then triple antibiotic ointment.
     
  7. duckmafresheggs

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    What is the best way to make saline solution
     
  8. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Boil water and then add about 3tsp of salt let it cool. And then clean the infected area. Sorry I was feeding my animals and trying to answer you on my cell phone.
     
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  9. duckmafresheggs

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    Thanks for your help. Can I add some silver to the wound?
     

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