HELP lump on ducklings neck

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ajv5148, Mar 22, 2016.

  1. ajv5148

    ajv5148 New Egg

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    I noticed tonight that one of my four ducklings has a decent size lump on the right side of his neck right at the base. They did just have a good snack of banana and lettuce, so maybe it's the crop? But only one of them has it. I'm worried it's a cyst or something. He didn't seem too fond of me touching it, but didn't scream or seem too in pain. I can try to post pictures tomorrow. Any help is much appreciated!!
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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  3. ajv5148

    ajv5148 New Egg

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    They have chick starter/grower available to them 24/7 I only give treats on occasions to vary their diet a little. He seemed to be eating and drinking fine. Plenty of poop when I changed the bedding but there's four of them in there.
     
  4. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Keep an eye on them - please keep us posted...I need to turn in now (east coast U.S.)
     
  5. ajv5148

    ajv5148 New Egg

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    I'm about to go to sleep myself, checked on them one last time. Swelling has seemed to go down. Hoping it was just the crop/overrate or drank. I'll see how it is in the morning
     
  6. Orca5094

    Orca5094 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How is the duckling now? I'm thinking it was just a full crop as well, but wanted to check how it was doing today to be sure.
     
  7. ajv5148

    ajv5148 New Egg

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    I checked all four individually and there didn't seem to be any lumps! I think it was just a full crop. Thanks for all the help!
     
  8. Orca5094

    Orca5094 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No problem! Glad it was just a full crop. :)
     

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