Does anyone know about Duck Sicknesses!? please!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by frankie5316, Jun 17, 2008.

  1. frankie5316

    frankie5316 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my duck doesnt want to swimm he just lays around all alone, it walks with a limp and his foot is swollen, its not broken though. his nech is also all curled up. its seem like he cant stretch it out. do you think he steped on a bee and got stung and thats his reaction?> cuz theres alot of bees
     
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    DuckLady Previously DuckLady! Staff Member

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  3. frankie5316

    frankie5316 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok its foot is swollen and its walks with a limp. i looked and i dont think its broken. It also seems like he cant stretch out his neck. he always has it curled and he doesnt like to swim and he lays in the grass all by him self all day.what else do you want to know? oh! there alot of bees in my yard. we were think he stepped on one and it stung him, and all these the=ings are sideffects
     
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    perfectly_polish Overrun With Chickens

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    frankie your inbox is full
     
  5. dlhunicorn

    dlhunicorn Human Encyclopedia

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    is the neck hanging down or is it curled over its back? What are you feeding it?
    You can try giving a human vit E gel tab (p r i c k open and squeeze contents into beak) once a day for three days and see if that has any effect...if you see any improvement then continue once every other day 5x... wont hurt and might help with the neck symptom. If you can get it please add some wheat germ oil to its feed also as this contains several imporatant micronutrients in safe amounts that are difficult ot find in a pill.
    a pic would help showing the foot... please include a pic also of the underside of its foot.
    What are you feeding this bird (now and in the past)
     
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