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Duck can't walk !

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by vyper, Oct 1, 2014.

  1. vyper

    vyper In the Brooder

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    A dog attacked one of my ducks 5 days ago. Her left hip and upper leg is swollen and she can't lift the leg ! There doesn't seem to be any break and she can stand on it but not lift it up ! Could it be out of socket ?
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word Staff Member Premium Member 7 Years

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  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. I'm sorry for the problems your duck is having. I'm a chicken person and don't know much about ducks (although I've had a few), but I have to admit that ducklings are the ultimate in cute. Definitely post of the two links that TwoCrows has given you. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. I hope your duck will be okay. Good luck.
     
  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Sorry about your duck, X3 try posting in the forums TwoCrows linked for you, hope your duck recovers.
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    I'm sorry about your duck! [​IMG]
     
  6. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Hope your duck gets better![​IMG]
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 8 Years

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    Please post in detail and photos if possible on the emergencies thread. Does she have puncture wounds? Require stitches etc. You can clean up her wounds with a saline solution. Watch that it doesn't get infected. Hope she recovers fast.
     
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.

    I'm sorry to hear about your duck! Definitely post in the Emergenicies section.
     
  9. LIChickens

    LIChickens Chirping

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    Welcome to BYC!

    You will find a lot of good information here. Keep on asking questions and you will get many good answers.

    You may also want to read the FAQ below.

    Unfortunately poultry and canids do not get along most of the time.
     

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