Foot problem in a 3 week old duckling

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by rachellou76, Mar 28, 2016.

  1. rachellou76

    rachellou76 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a 3 week old duckling (6 of them actually) there's one that's smaller than the others and has a hard time walking. I tried splinting the legs like you do with spraddle leg but it doesn't seem to help. It is receiving brewer's yeast, not on a slippery surface, I'm cutting its food with oats. I'm doing everything right but it's not getting better. Any advice?

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    Another picture of it. It's like it isn't using its "ankles"

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    Thanks. It doesn't look promising. :(
     
  5. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Don't give up. Ducks are very resilient.
     

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