Duck with Bumblefoot (Warning Viewer Discretion Is Advised)

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by DiamondSwan, Dec 15, 2015.

  1. DiamondSwan

    DiamondSwan Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes he was, that's why I'm going to spoil him during the 2 weeks I have to take care of him :)
     
  2. DiamondSwan

    DiamondSwan Overrun With Chickens

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    Igor is doing really good today, he acts as if nothing happened yesterday. I won't be able to take pics of his foot until I have to change his rap tomorrow or the next. I was able to give him his pain meds and antibiotics with some help. I tried the bread thing first, but he wouldn't eat it so we had to shove it down. Since he can't get wet, I'm going to just wipe him down with a wet washcloth like I did this morning. I made him a new waterer because he kept knocking the one he had resulting in me having to change his rap more often:

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  3. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Thanks for the update! He looks much perkier.

    -Kathy
     
  4. DiamondSwan

    DiamondSwan Overrun With Chickens

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    Yeah, he is. He's been preening like crazy because the vet people ruffled all of his feathers lol. He's gotta put each feather back into place. :)
     
  5. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    I bet the pain meds make him a little more comfortable, too. I read the report, and it looks like he's getting Meloxicam (meloxidyl)?

    -Kathy
     
  6. DiamondSwan

    DiamondSwan Overrun With Chickens

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    Meloxicam yes, and it smells like grape. It also reduces swelling. I'm suppose to give it to him once a day for a week.
     
  7. DiamondSwan

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    I updated the vet trip, there's a few things I forgot :)
     
  8. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    @DiamondSwan he looks really good. I can't believe he never tries to come out of that basket on his own, my Opie would be out in a split second running around the house.Igor is a very good boy..

    Patti
     
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  9. DiamondSwan

    DiamondSwan Overrun With Chickens

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    Well, there's never been a reason for him to come out. If we let him out, he wants back in his basket lol.
     
  10. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    He's a sweet heart.
     

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