Dislocated leg? What to do.

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by 9farmgirl9, Jun 23, 2011.

  1. 9farmgirl9

    9farmgirl9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a 3 month old pekin. Im not sure but i looked at his leg the joint is a little bit swollen and under the wings that bone is sticking out farther than the other side, so i think its dislocated. But how do i fix it, he can't walk although he trys on one leg i no it hurts, and he has lost alot of weight. What should i do.
     
  2. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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    How long has he been unabled to walk? Birds suffer from shock very easily- and trying to relocate his leg could be extremely painful. If it is in fact dislocated- a vet would be your best option as they could xray it and work out exactly where the bones are and if it is still possible to fix it.
     
  3. 9farmgirl9

    9farmgirl9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For a month, yeah i no thats a long time but for the first week he was getting better, then he wouldn't eat for a week an 1/2. Now hes eating and thinks he can walk.
     

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