Help duck with open wound

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Jaredvheck, Aug 14, 2016.

  1. Jaredvheck

    Jaredvheck Out Of The Brooder

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    I jusy noticed this on my on female duck..she seems fine but I jusy happen to see this..[​IMG]
     
  2. Jaredvheck

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    It's on her belly and isn't bleeding anymore
     
  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Is this her vent?

    She needs a vet. She could have a prolapse. That is a serious injury.


    Get her into a tub of lukewarm water and clean that off really well. Spray with Vetericyn or saline solution, keep her in, away from flies.

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    @Jaredvheck
     
  4. Justagurllll

    Justagurllll Out Of The Brooder

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    You say it's her belly but there shouldn't be any type of opening on her belly. Also if it's her vent then it's not on her belly and also shouldn't look like that.

    What other symptoms does she have? What was she doing prior?
     
  5. Jaredvheck

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    She was being her normal self. I just happened to see a little spot of blood and checked it out. She's walking eating and drinking.
     
  6. chickens really

    chickens really Chicken Obsessed

    Is that blue kote on her also???
    Big injury...Do they free range?? Looks like a dog bite.
     
  7. Jaredvheck

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    Yes blue kote from a while ago that didn't get off yet. Ok we are going to take her to the vet tomorrow if we can find one tonight..how much should I be expecting to pay.
     
  8. laurapeers

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    I had a similar problem and though it would never heal.. I used purple spray and wound powder twice a day.. it heeled up nicely in the end.

    Good luck
     
  9. Jaredvheck

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    The only ver we would find in the area said he couldn't do anything to the wound it self. But gave usome pain and antibiotics because the skin is infected. Any other helpful tips to aid in healing fast.
     
  10. chickens really

    chickens really Chicken Obsessed

    Yes, the wound is big. Wash in warm water with pickling salt twice a day. Sort of soak the wound. Dry and keep dry from all flies and pecking.
     

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