Help! Duckling can't walk on one foot

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by yellowducky, Nov 12, 2013.

  1. yellowducky

    yellowducky New Egg

    Nov 12, 2013
    My mom noticed my brothers duckling never stood up. We took it out and when it tried to walk it took like 2 steps and would fall down. We think it is just it's left leg because when we touched it, it winced. How do you know if it is a fracture, break or a sprain? Is there anything we can do for it? How long should we wait to see how it does? Thank you so much!
  2. All Henned Up

    All Henned Up Muffs or Tufts

  3. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 8, 2012
    Northern California
    Welcome to BYC! x2 on the above advice.
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    was the duckling always like this, or did he just start favoring the leg? does he have any punctures, bites, or wound marks on him?

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