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Discussion in 'Ducks' started by acriswell4, Aug 25, 2016.

  1. acriswell4

    acriswell4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Today spot started to walk in circles almost like she was chasing her shadow. and in the pool she would swim in a circle like she was chasing her foot. anyone's ducks do that
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    That sound like something neurological going on. I have seen mine walk in circles chasing their tail mainly my drakes but it goes away pretty fast. Are you still using niacin or brewers yeast as a supplement for her B3?

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  3. acriswell4

    acriswell4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well when she was doing it in the pool she was grabbing her foot while spinning lol no I have been feeding her flock raiser and I was told I didn't need to add anything
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Sometimes they still need the extra. I'd give her some and see if it helps. Either Plain niacin 125mgs to 1 gal of water daily or Nutritional yeast 1 tab added 1 cup of feed daily. it's pretty inexpensive way to help if that is what it is. Could she have injured her foot? did you take a look at it?
     
  5. Cherib603

    Cherib603 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She could just have an itchy foot or something stuck on the bottom of it that she was trying to get off. Check the easiest thing first.
     
  6. acriswell4

    acriswell4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She spins in both directions in the water I think she may just be playing
     
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  7. Orca5094

    Orca5094 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aww! :) Yes, it looks like she's just messing around with her foot in the pool. That CAN mean something is bothering her with her feet, or she could just be playing around. Have you checked the bottom of her feet, just to be safe? To see if there are any sores or anything? If it was a neurological or eye issue she'd be doing it pretty much all the time. I think she's just messing around, though.
     
  8. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    It does look like she is interested in her foot could be playing, when she does it on the ground is she after her foot then too?
     
  9. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    I have six and they all spin and swim in circles...Run in a circle...It is play....Nothing to worry about.
     

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