Duckling newbie

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by plymouthduckmum, Aug 3, 2016.

  1. plymouthduckmum

    plymouthduckmum In the Brooder

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    Hi! I was kindly bought 3 ducklings as a surprise for my birthday 2 weeks ago and it's been wonderful! This site has been my go to for all concerns but there's one answer I can't find and I wondered if someone could help? My 3 wk old duckling has developed a small lump above his beak. It looks the same way a hamsters does when it's eaten too much! Otherwise he seems fine and eating and drinking well. Any advice or should I take him to the vet?
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    Greetings, plymouthduckmum, and :welcome. Happy you joined us! You might want to post your concern in the duck thread here https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/42/ducks
    Someone there may give you some great advice. Best of luck and thanks for joining BYC! :yiipchick
     
  3. plymouthduckmum

    plymouthduckmum In the Brooder

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    Thanks Redsox! X
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    When you post on the duck thread please include a photo showing the beak closeup.
     
  5. plymouthduckmum

    plymouthduckmum In the Brooder

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    It's quite hard to photo as they are black Cayuga
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO.

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  7. cukuriku

    cukuriku Chirping

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    Welcome [​IMG] enjoy the community, and much luck with your flock!
     
  8. plymouthduckmum

    plymouthduckmum In the Brooder

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    Hi! Thank you! [​IMG]
    This isn't a great pic and excuse the mess as they've just got out of the bath and having a run around the sitting room.
     
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