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Emergency!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Plz help!!!!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Eveyander, May 21, 2011.

  1. Eveyander

    Eveyander Out Of The Brooder

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    I went out to feed my flock when I noticed one of the ducks was bleeding hevily on the wing part. As I was trying to get it to come closer to me w/food so I wouldn't stress her out to much I saw one of the turkens attack another duck by picking its wing part and pulling on it!!!!!!! I have already separated the turken from the whole group but now what do I do about the injured duck??? It really only looks like he might of pulled one the new feathers with a vain and thats why it was bleeding. It does appear to have stopped bleeding but is there anything special I should do to clean it???? Plz help!!!!
     
  2. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    Just get it all cleaned with warm, lightly soapy water and put some neosporin on it. The Turken likely pulled out a whole feather, they can bleed pretty heavily when ripped out, especially if it was a newly growing blood feather.

    Also, keep an eye on him/her and make sure no one starts picking on the bloody spot. I have never had a problem with my ducks being 'pickers' but chickens definitely are more likely to do it. and if that Turken(roo?) keeps it up, i suggest rehoming him, I just had to rehome a mean roo that was beating up his hens.
     
    Last edited: May 21, 2011

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