HELP!!! Is it time to Euthanize?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by TWINMOM9201, Oct 15, 2018.

  1. TWINMOM9201

    TWINMOM9201 In the Brooder

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    I have an approximately 8 week old duckling that I tried to integrate into the flock and I went out and baby could not walk. I did this at the same time I integrated 3 other ducklings the same age. So I separated this duckling and now she is only getting around by pulling herself with her head and stabilizing herself with one wing. she has not gotten up and walked. now I see that the webbing in her feet is black. Is it time to Euthanize? she is still eating and drinking. This happened about 2 weeks ago. Any advice is welcome!
     
  2. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General

    Can you post some pictures of her feet?
     
  3. silkie10

    silkie10 Songster

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    Sorry, I can't help but hope your baby will feel better soon!:hugs
     
  4. Ducksandchickens

    Ducksandchickens Crowing

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    Pics of her and her feet would be great
     
  5. TWINMOM9201

    TWINMOM9201 In the Brooder

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    I will post some pics after I get home.
     
  6. Jpat

    Jpat Crowing

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    Assuming your feeding good duck food, and vitamin supplements?
     
  7. TWINMOM9201

    TWINMOM9201 In the Brooder

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    yes
     
  8. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    Have you been supplementing with some form of niacin because niacin deficiency can cause lameness in water fowl.
     
  9. TWINMOM9201

    TWINMOM9201 In the Brooder

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    I have not been supplementing. I know that my drake does pick on the younger ones which I am sure happened. It's almost like she is paralyzed because her feet don't spread out and are kinda balled up and she offers no resistance when I touch them or move her legs.
     
  10. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    Hoping you can get some pics posted. When you say your drake picked on them please explain.
     

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