Aylesbury duck with access on his ankle

Clairlouise

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Mar 7, 2018
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Hi all, I'm looking for some advice regarding my Aylesbury boy, he has an abscess on his left ankle, I've been to the vets 3 times, 1st time they lanced it, puss everywhere. He's on meta cam pain relief and Baytril antibiotics. 3 time at vets and more puss came out. This will be now the 2nd week of meds. The vet has said about using a GA to do an X-ray to see if it's gone into the bone, but I'm wary of GA especially in ducks. I'm hoping that someone can give my some advice as what to do . Thanks from a worried duck Mum
 

007Sean

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Teila

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G’Day from down under Clairlouise :frow Welcome!

I am sorry to hear about your little man and hope that he makes a full recovery!

I also hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

BYC also has a Duck Forum which you may want to keep in mind.

Including your general location on your profile will assist others. Location, climate, season etc can be important factors when members are responding to any questions you may have and vice versa.

You might want to also Find Your State Thread and pop in and say hello.

If you would like to share Pictures and Stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out ;)
 

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