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Duckling Struggling

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Brookep2000, Jul 19, 2019.

  1. Brookep2000

    Brookep2000 Chirping

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    My newly born duckling isnt doing so good i think. He is trying to walk or sit up but just keeps dragging his left leg behind him
     

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  2. Brookep2000

    Brookep2000 Chirping

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    I have noticed that his foot it crooked what should i do
     
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  4. Brookep2000

    Brookep2000 Chirping

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  5. Brookep2000

    Brookep2000 Chirping

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    He drags his leg like this when he tries to walk
     
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  6. chickens really

    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    It can take up to 24 hours before they can walk if it's still absorbing it's yolk? Place it in a margarine container on paper towel and do not give it anything by mouth.
     
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  7. Brookep2000

    Brookep2000 Chirping

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    The duck cant put the foot under him and just drags it behind him. The others are already standing up straight but not walking
     
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    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    That sucks. Hmm? Possibly weak tendons in that leg.
     
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  9. Brookep2000

    Brookep2000 Chirping

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    Im just worried that it might not be able to survive.
     
  10. chickens really

    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    Well that's something you will have to decide? Either try weeks of trying to correct the leg or culling it? Best wishes..
     
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