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Help my baby duck has fallen and been injured.

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Tevyes Dad, Nov 25, 2015.

  1. Tevyes Dad

    Tevyes Dad Leader of the Quack Premium Member

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    I am starting this thread on behalf of tiffani day.
     
  2. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Here is the advice already given... please, if anyone has anything different to try or add feel free... :)

    "S/he should be ok then... just wanted to make sure that bruising wasn't more than it looked... just rinse it well and like Buck said, you can dab some Neosporan/antibiotic ointment and let it heal... just make sure the ointment does not have pain reliever and check the wound regularly and keep it clean as you can... I had a little Call get his bill stuck in the hatcher mesh and it looked awful, but it healed just fine... might 'scar' a bit, but being young the bill is pretty resilient... and a bit of advice, have your daughter play with them on the floor, maybe? They love to try to fly even with the little fluffy nubs, lol..."
     
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  3. tiffani day

    tiffani day Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you're awesome Thank you so much
     
  4. tiffani day

    tiffani day Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Baby duck seems to be ok this morning still bruised but no worse than last night. Eating and drinking just fine. I was so worried when I first saw the baby and my daughter was inconsolable. this is our first duck we were given 3 who were abandoned by the mama and the people had no little pins or lights to keep them.
     
  5. Tevyes Dad

    Tevyes Dad Leader of the Quack Premium Member

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    Good to hear. Keep us posted.
     

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