HELP!!! My duckling has deformed feet!!!

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  1. Foreverlovnlife

    Foreverlovnlife Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a brand new hatchling whos feet do not look right. I have hatched many ducks and know what their feet should look like and this ducklings feet are not formed correct. They are turned in and formed like the shape of the shell. Can anyone help me or give me any advice!!
     
  2. cowhlb

    cowhlb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Picture?
     
  3. Foreverlovnlife

    Foreverlovnlife Out Of The Brooder

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    Here is a picture of its feet. Please help somebody I need some advice!!
     
  4. cowhlb

    cowhlb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like it is pre-mature
     
  5. chickster5003

    chickster5003 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would email @Lacrystol. She is incredibly smart at fixing these situations.
     
  6. Foreverlovnlife

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    Thank you for all the help it was greatly appreciated. Unfortunately the little one died in the night :( god bless little ducky
     
  7. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    It's a deformaty, either to much inbreeding or incubating issue.
     
  8. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    Sorry about your lose.
     
  9. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    Thank you but apparently that's one issue that wouldnt be possible or couldn't be fixed.
     
  10. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    Even if he was to survive he would be permently crippled, he wouldnt be able to walk so he would have to be confined to one place. Breeding it would not be possible, plus you wouldn't want to breed him could cause the young ones same issues or similar issues. He or she would be a house pet becuase it wouldn't be able to survive outside.

    Causes could be to much inbreeding and if that's not the case then It could be incubator. Not even turning, etc.

    could be inhertiated but that would be the very least of my guess.
     

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