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Help! Duck just hurt leg

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by mamaof2wi, Aug 26, 2016.

  1. mamaof2wi

    mamaof2wi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Help! My son (7) just hurt one of the ducks legs. She is limping and will fall down. I picked her up and checked her leg and I do not see that it is broken and she let me do it without acting in pain. Is there something I should do or check? I put her back in the pen so she is not chasing the other ducks around as she was trying to keep up with them. :(
     
  2. Cherib603

    Cherib603 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Put her in a warm bath with enough water so she has to swim rather than stand on her leg. Epsom salts can be helpful, but don't let her drink the water.
     
  3. mamaof2wi

    mamaof2wi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok I will try that. I went out and checked on her this morning. She is her loud self, eats, drinks....but holding the leg up or laying down. She walks very little and will just flop down. Cant go far :(.
     

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