Discussion in 'Ducks' started by bydhatch, Mar 6, 2017.

  1. bydhatch

    bydhatch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 23, 2016
    My female duck is limping and pulling her foot up when she stands still. The leg feels a little hotter then the others. Upon examination, i could not find any cuts or sores and no swelling is evident. She is kept with her male and they are VERY closely bonded. I do not want to have to seperate them if possible. Help.
  2. Is the Drake breeding her?.....Possibly injured her leg from breeding or slipping?.....If you suspect breeding injury ? ....Put a larger rubber livestock bowl or kiddie pool out for them to breed in....Makes it easier for Ducks to breed in water.....

    Best wishes....


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