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Help - 2 week old duckling with leg problems.

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ksebacher, Sep 4, 2016.

  1. ksebacher

    ksebacher New Egg

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    I just got 2 indian runner ducks almost 2 weeks ago from Metzer farms. They both eat and drink and get around well, but one of my ducks has bent legs which causes her to bend over. She still gets around well but is a little more clumsy then the other. I am expecting to get their new feed on Tuesday this week, which is a duck grower feed. Right now they are on New country organics chick starter and I give them brewers yeast in their food and water. Even though I have been giving them brewers yeast since I got them, could this be a niacin deficiency? Please let me know your thoughts, I will attach pictures!
     
  2. julieholt

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    do you have a picture?
     
  3. ksebacher

    ksebacher New Egg

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    The yellow duckling is obviously the one with the problems, I was posting her sister just to show a comparison.
     
  4. ksebacher

    ksebacher New Egg

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    Just posted them
     
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  9. julieholt

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    thank you
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  10. ksebacher

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    Thank you guys, I have read some of those already. And she is currently getting niacin in the Brewers yeast... So I am not sure what is going on.
     

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