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Duckling beak hole/deformed

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by beby616, Mar 29, 2016.

  1. beby616

    beby616 New Egg

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    I just got two ducklings yesterday, our yellow one has a leg thst seems to turn in a bit so he is not quite as quick as the other, and something is wrong its beak. Not only what seems to be a hole but the right side is a little mishapen. Posting pics. Not sure what this is and if it needs treatment. Seems to eat okay, maybe a little slower than the other duckling. Any advice would be appreciated!
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  2. Virus

    Virus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When he was in the egg he may have stuck to the side a little bit and got deformed or he's just unlucky. If he's walking and eating ok then I wouldn't worry too much about it. Keep an eye on him though, this may cause him problems later on. Also make sure you put brewers yeast or niacin supplements in their food to prevent any other leg problems.
     
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  3. beby616

    beby616 New Egg

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    Thank you for guiding me in the right direction . The duckies appreciate it!
     
  4. Virus

    Virus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No problem!
     
  5. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

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    Please keep us updated week to week. They grow quickly, and I think a number of us would like to help you keep an eye on this precious little cupcake!
     
  6. Virus

    Virus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree, he's adorable! But to be honest what duckling isn't?
     
  7. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

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    I cannot think of a duckling who has not melted my heart!
     

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