Help with young Drake runner duck

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  1. generaldsherman

    generaldsherman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Drake is about 4 months old and just reached puberty recently. Noticed when I caught him earlier today that his "junk" is stuck outside the vent. Looks swollen and brown from poo. Cleaned him and dipped his butt in the pond. Anyone have this problem with boy poultry before? What should I do?
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    That is a prolapse. Let me get you some help. @Amiga
     
  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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  4. generaldsherman

    generaldsherman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Unfortunately, I am out of work right now. Home remedies will have to do. Poor guy...if nothing else, my sister loves ducks and will keep him as a pet.
     
  5. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    I wonder if you put comfrey oil on it if that would help? It's a healing herb. You can make it by soaking comfrey leaves in warm olive oil. I have used comfrey salve on ducks' feet before.
     

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