duck with a hurt foot or leg.

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by HEARDFLOCK, Jan 2, 2013.

  1. HEARDFLOCK

    HEARDFLOCK Out Of The Brooder

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    Alright so i am not sure what happened but i now have one of my ducks that is having issues walking. we don't have the money to take it to the vet. what would be the best thing to do for it? it was born in may so it is 7 months old now and this is the first issue that we have had with it. if someone knows what to do please help me out.
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Have you checked the bottom of the feet to see if it's bumblefoot?
     
  3. HEARDFLOCK

    HEARDFLOCK Out Of The Brooder

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    no i havent i am not sure what i would be looking for if i did though
     
  4. coonhoundmama87

    coonhoundmama87 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How long has it been going on? If it just started i wouldnt worry too much. If its cold where you are it may have something to do with that. Ive had ducks that seem to have an issue and it ends up being nothing. Check the feet and then just wait and see.
     
  5. ChristineR

    ChristineR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Catch it and look at the bottom of it's feet. Do you see any sores or bumps? Anything out of the ordinary? Do you feel any heat in it's feet or legs? The answer to these questions would help narrow down what could be going on.
     

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