Dead ducklings leg related

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by iajewel, Oct 19, 2011.

  1. iajewel

    iajewel Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 22, 2008
    Corning IA
    I got up this AM to 2 dead and one sick duckling. At first I thought it may be the cold, but on watching the one still alive and examining the live one I saw the bills were scraped like they had been thrashing around. The live one doesn't have this however he seems to have lost some control of his legs at the thigh (hip) area. This is not predator related before we go down that road. This is either food, cold or something else. I have never seen this.. thus the inquiry.
     
  2. nobodyherebutuschickens

    nobodyherebutuschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dec 20, 2010
    Erie, Colorado
    I wish I knew what was wrong with the duckling. Do you have any more info to add? Did you make sure the ducks are separated from the others, just in case?
     
  3. iajewel

    iajewel Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 22, 2008
    Corning IA
    I have taken all precautions, yes.
     

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