duck can't walk

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by kellysarah, Sep 28, 2016.

  1. kellysarah

    kellysarah New Egg

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    Hi everybody i'm happy to be here. Proud chicken owner with a duck question. One of my ducks can't walk. She is about 15 weeks old was perfectly fine today and this afternoon couldn't walk anymore. I feed them a healthy diet with lots of fresh greens. Appreciate any help.
     
  2. SmallFarmUSA

    SmallFarmUSA Out Of The Brooder

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    Is she limping, or is there some part of her leg swollen, hot, or unable to move?
     
  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Who is in your flock? Some of my first guesses, not knowing much:

    Drake injured her
    She fell and injured herself, or got her leg caught in something
    Systemic infection
     
  4. kellysarah

    kellysarah New Egg

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    Thank you for your response. Our Aspen died yesterday morning. No visible signs of any injuries. We had 3 and 1 is a drake. Our Vicki had some leg issues when she was little we gave her nutritional yeast and it worked. She's smaller and slower. I'm concerned that she can't handle Lucky. So my thought was to get 1 or 2 females. Not knowing why she died is awful..we feed them only organic and fresh greens.
     
  5. SmallFarmUSA

    SmallFarmUSA Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh, I am so sorry!
     

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