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Discussion in 'Ducks' started by 18ducks, Jan 3, 2015.

  1. 18ducks

    18ducks Hatching

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    I have a mallard who is walking with his tail feathers tucked under and dragging on the ground.anyone know why he is doing this?
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member 8 Years

    Could he have been injured? How is he acting other wise? eating drinking?
     
  3. 18ducks

    18ducks Hatching

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    He eats and drinks.he just started doing this.he fights alot with another male
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member 8 Years

    He could be injured, I place him where he can not fight for a few days and see if he gets over this. If you have a dog kennel or spare room I keep my ducks in stalls and have an extra in case I need to separate anyone. If he's hurt he isn't going to get any better if he keeps fighting.
    Forgot my manners.. Welcome to BYC
     
    Last edited: Jan 3, 2015
  5. 18ducks

    18ducks Hatching

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    Ty I will try that
     
  6. 18ducks

    18ducks Hatching

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    Ty for the welcome
     
  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member 8 Years

    Your welcome and please update on how he is doing.
     

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