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duckling Walking on Side of Foot

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ORPinGA, Mar 9, 2013.

  1. ORPinGA

    ORPinGA Hatching

    Mar 8, 2012
    Hello Everyone!I have a duckling that is a few days old that walks on the side of its foot. It doesnt really walk that well either. Does anyone have any experience with something like this?

  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing Premium Member

    Dec 22, 2009
    What breed is it? How long has it been showing these symptoms?
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Hi and Welcome, this link may give you some ideas on how to help your duckling, it could be a number of things, it's a very long thread with lots of valuable info, so take your time and read, going pretty far down gives info on leg problems, I would start your duckling on some vitamins/ niacin also, get plain niacin, not time release or flush free, very inexpensive and put 100-150 mg in a gal of water then into their waterer. it is so good for duckling with leg issues. anyway please answer K's questions and read this info then post back your ideas of what you think you maybe dealing with. and also the breed of duckling. thanks....https://sites.google.com/a/poultrypedia.com/poultrypedia/
    this link has to do with chicks but can also help with water fowl leg problems.
    Last edited: Mar 10, 2013
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  4. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

    Jan 3, 2010
    Southern New England
    Ditto Miss Lydia, and we would love to read more about your ducklings [​IMG]

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