Help! Duck attacked by bobcat

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by akire96, Aug 8, 2016.

  1. akire96

    akire96 New Egg

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    Hello I'm new here and need some advice! I have a new to me, older female duck, her and her mate were given to us to avoid being shot and killed for sport. She was attacked by a bobcat early yesterday and has no serious wounds but is acting very strange. Won't/ can't stand up, opening and closing of mouth. She has been eating a drinking and spent most the day with her mate but he kept stepping all over her so he is with the other ducks safe and sound in the coop. I fear we might lose her. I don't know what to do. Help please!
     
  2. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC.

    I'm not that experience in duck care. If you can post some photos and describe the wounds that she has we will give it a try.
    Hopefully someone with better insight will chime in.

    Opening and closing the beak and not being able to walk makes me think she may have been squeezed and has some internal bruising/injury.

    Let us know how she is doing.
     

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