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Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Mubbyduck2, Oct 8, 2012.

  1. Mubbyduck2

    Mubbyduck2 New Egg

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    my duck has a broken foot and i dont know what to do [​IMG] should i make a splint for him or do i give him speical food??? [​IMG]
     
  2. Blondiega1

    Blondiega1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wish I had some advice.
    Vet visit maybe and some niacin supplement?
    And try to keep him/her off it?
    Good luck and I hope it heals quickly!
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I am not sure you can splint a ducks foot with out a vet. best keep him off of it till it has a chance to heal. But swim time supervised would be good. Special food? I think poultry vitamins would be good to add to his water like Blondiegal says something with Niacin in it. is the bone sticking out? are you sure it's broken and not just a sprain?
     
  4. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    A good balanced diet with the proper level of protein also will help. Ditto lukewarm baths deep enough to float in.
     
  5. Mubbyduck2

    Mubbyduck2 New Egg

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    he has a sprained foot not broken i got it checked out he is doing a bit better thanks for all of your help
     
  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Good to hear it's not broken, and happy to hear he's doing better, rest and water therapy should have him going again. Keep us updated please.
     
  7. Mubbyduck2

    Mubbyduck2 New Egg

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    Bambi doing better thank you everyone for all the help hes limping but walking
     
  8. Amiga

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  9. Miss Lydia

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    Try not to let him over do. Great to hear of progress
     

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