duck confusion

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by CRoser86, Aug 29, 2015.

  1. CRoser86

    CRoser86 Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 29, 2015
    Keymar Maryland
    I have a duck not sure what kind or how old. I think its a she. Stand there and her legs just violently shake. Other than that she's fine. Any ideas.
  2. IceAngel

    IceAngel Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2013
    I hope it has cleared up by now. I read somewhere to try vitamins and even asprin.....not sure if that will work though. I don't have ducks but I had a problem with turkey chicks and their legs. Their foot would turn out and eventually wind up backwards. Apparently a nutrient called "Choline" was responsible for the development of tendons and ligaments. I didn't believe it at first because only a few birds were affected (why not all if it's a vitamin deficiency). However, once I started adding Choline to their diet it never happened again. Egg yolks have lots of Choline so I give my baby birds chopped eggs in their food regularly for the first month.

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