Bloody duck penis

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by hugitnotnugget, Jun 23, 2016.

  1. hugitnotnugget

    hugitnotnugget Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He is about 3 months old. It appears his penis is handing down and there's blood on it?
     
  2. hugitnotnugget

    hugitnotnugget Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any ideas?
     
  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Oooh, prolapsed phallus. That can happen.

    Let me get Storey's Guide....

    Drakes with phallus prostration should be immediately isolated in a clean pen to prevent other ducks from damaging the penis by nipping it. If the bird is vauable and his problem is discovered before the penis has become infected or dried out recovery is possible. The organ should be washed with clean, warm water and then disinfected and treated with a medicated ointment. You can try pushing the penis back into place, but -- as often as not --- it will pop back out in a short time. Apply the ointment daily until he is fully recovered, which may require several weeks or longer. Drakes should not be allowed to mate for at least 3 months."

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  4. hugitnotnugget

    hugitnotnugget Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you!!!
     
  5. LaPoulet

    LaPoulet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes thank you for responding Amiga. Your knowledge about ducks is helpful to us all. [​IMG]
     
  6. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    You are welcome, LaPoulet, and I am passing along what I have learned from others on BYC as well as a few tidbits from my own flock.
     

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