hurt duck...

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by shadust1, Aug 29, 2011.

  1. shadust1

    shadust1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so i was excited that my ducks went down to the pond..well now im not letting them no more....the boys went down to burn trash and the male duck(nonsense) was limping at the edge of the pond..got back in and wouldnt come out....his poor wife(giggles) kept trying to get him to come out and go up home to there greenhouse...well we backed off and they finally came out....i went over and picked him up and carried him up to the greenhouse....we checked his leg...his duclaw nail is gone...and his leg joint up by his feathers is "hot"....so we put some asorbine on it and put him away for the night....he is moving it around and walking with a bad limp on it so hopefully its just sprained....so we put up a fence around the door of the greenhouse and around his pool so he has to relax and not go down to the pond...so we r not sure what happened...my boyfriend said he doesnt think it was a snapper because it would of grabbed and held on until it completely ripped its foot off...he said maybe a fish grabbed and pulled it out of joint or sprained....what do u guys think i need to do...guess ill just keep an eye on him...THANKS!!!! I LOVE MY BABIES!!! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. missred871

    missred871 Eggxhausted Momma

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    Im not sure what to tell you to do, I imagine it may have been a catfish, they inhale and it could have pulled it out of joint or sprained it. I would think a turtle would at the very least have left a laceration. I hope he feels better soon
     
  3. shadust1

    shadust1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well we have fish all through our pond and someone who came fishing one time caught a 2 foot catfish out and then throw it back in so maybe its just sprained and will be better in a couple days....poor nonsense!!!
     
  4. shadust1

    shadust1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] HAPPY HAPPY TO SAY THAT MY nonsense IS 99% BETTER ALREADY..MUST OF JUST PULLED A MUSCLE OR SOMETHING...STILL WALKING WITH A SLIGHT LIMP BUT IS GETTING BACK TO HIS OLD SELF BY TRYING TO CHASE THE DOG...CANT YET BUT HE IS TRYING..LOL....[​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. shadust1

    shadust1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    funny how it wont let me put his name....sh i tz...it comes up nonsense..lol...
     
  6. fisharescary

    fisharescary Chillin' With My Peeps

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    lol, are you posting by phone with autocorrect? or you mean the forums has some kind of naughty-word filter that won't let you post a word so similar to a certain four-letter word? So his name is S-h-i-t-z? How did you pick the name?
     
  7. shadust1

    shadust1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Im at work so it must be the forum that has a naughty word filter..lol....he got his name because when he was little he pooped alot..lol..so i have two ducks and we came up with Sh i tz n Gigglez!!!

    we have a yellow lab named "buddy"(like airbud) and an all white cat named "snowball"...so some of my animals had to have unique names..lol....
     
  8. jdywntr

    jdywntr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There is some type of filtering tool on BYC because its family friendly. I put the work p*ssed (*=i) and it came out ticked
     

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