Duck on prednisone

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bablessing1, Sep 6, 2016.

  1. We have a female adult Pekin with a severely swollen leg joint. The vet put her on prednisone once a day. My question is... can we still eat the eggs?
  2. realsis

    realsis Crazy for Silkies

    Jan 17, 2013
    No. You will need a good withdrawl period. Prednisone is a steroid. Also it shouldnt be stopped abruptly but weened off by lowering the dose lower and lower until finally she can be weened off. I use Prednisone for my birds when they get wry neck. It reduces brain swelling and seizures. I would withdraw all eggs while the steroid is in use and two weeks after she if off the medication. Hope this helps.

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