duck is weak

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by nick citarella, Dec 15, 2009.

  1. nick citarella

    nick citarella New Egg

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    Hi all, i have a 10 month old muscovy female, she started showing signs of walking trouble 3 weeks ago, one day bad, then one day good, now this week all the time! she just stands there or sits, and if i walk up behind her to get her to scurry with the other flock of 7 muscovys, she trys to walk hurriedly, but only gets two steps and shes flat on her face for a minute or so.... she seems to drink, but is eating less and less, i dont know what is happening to her!? its like her legs are paralyed after a step or two. can anyone help? Thanks in advance... Nick Citarella
     
  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Possibly botulism? Anyways, I would think an epsom salts or molassas flush would be helpful.
     
  3. nick citarella

    nick citarella New Egg

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    Thankyou Sonoran, i will give it a try!!
     

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