Helping an injured ducking?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by russellmcburnie, May 23, 2016.

  1. russellmcburnie

    russellmcburnie New Egg

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    Hey guys, I found a lone duckling in the bushes next to my apartment. It seemed very frightened, but it was shaking intensely and limping quite a bit, so I decided to help it (I live quite a distance from the pond and there are never ducks near my apartment). So, I was just wondering if anyone here had any advice of what to do to help the duckling, or whether I should release it/bring it somewhere to get help. I've looked around google for tips and haven't found much besides the basics. As of now, I have the duckling in a fish tank filled with mulch and a tupperware full of water (see pics) with an LED light. I'm keeping it on the porch so it can be warm. Otherwise, any advise on how to care for it better and help its broken leg would be of great help. I added pictures so you guys can see how the leg is injured. Thank you in advance

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  2. Kdunn222

    Kdunn222 Out Of The Brooder

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    Where are you at? Ive had ducklings and no don't put outside alone. If near me we can meet. It's likely lost mom. There may be more. Let me know ASAP.
     

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