Help Broken leg/ Injured

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Isaacduckkeeper, May 14, 2019 at 7:03 AM.

  1. Isaacduckkeeper

    Isaacduckkeeper In the Brooder

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    My duck named Gracie had his leg stepped on by accident, he didn't really scream or squil when it happened. He is crawl and he won't move much. There is no bleeding. How do I treat him? Will it heal on it's own? Can he die from a broken leg? I sadly can't afford to take him to the vet (it's at least $1000). Thank you in advance! I pray my baby recovers.
     
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  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    I am sorry to hear about your duck. Is the bone sticking out? @casportpony has a diagram of the leg bones of poultry maybe she can also help if you can get a pic and explain where this brake is.
     
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  3. Isaacduckkeeper

    Isaacduckkeeper In the Brooder

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    Thank you for the help. The bone isn't sticking out and there is no bleeding
     
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  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    Can you tell where the brake is? Do you have Gracie inside so he isn't trying to move around much which may compound the injury?
     
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  5. Isaacduckkeeper

    Isaacduckkeeper In the Brooder

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    I plan to take him inside, I'll post a video. I can't tell where the break is. Thank you
     
    Last edited: May 14, 2019 at 8:12 AM
  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    Get him comfortable as you can. Some liquid b complex added to his water can help with healing. After @casportpony helps evaluate where break is then maybe start some warm water baths where he can gently move his leg but not put weight on it .
     
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  7. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General

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    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

  9. Isaacduckkeeper

    Isaacduckkeeper In the Brooder

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  10. Isaacduckkeeper

    Isaacduckkeeper In the Brooder

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    Thank you for the help
     
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