do you know why

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

  1. 18ducks

    18ducks New Egg

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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 Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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

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

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    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
     
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  5. 18ducks

    18ducks New Egg

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    Ty I will try that
     
  6. 18ducks

    18ducks New Egg

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    Ty for the welcome
     
  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Your welcome and please update on how he is doing.
     

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