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duck born lame

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chadrodeo05, Apr 20, 2012.

  1. chadrodeo05

    chadrodeo05 In the Brooder

    Apr 24, 2010
    WE have just got a duck now 4wks old,born lame, he's able to move leg but not walk or balance himself.He falls on his side the rolls on back and cannt get up by himself.He not eat and drink by himself b/c he loses balance when he goes down.we have moved water/food up .Can u help???PLease!!!

  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

    Apr 15, 2009
    I would euthanize the bird. He cannot have a normal life and will always remain housebound if he is still falling over at 4 weeks. That is no life for a bird.

    I am sorry.

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