I need help with wry neck in a duck

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Bonnie2802, Apr 7, 2017.

  1. Bonnie2802

    Bonnie2802 In the Brooder

    Apr 7, 2017
    Just started raising ducks a few months ago. Great success until today. From what I am reading this baby Rouen duck has right neck. I think I need to give vitamin D and prednisone. I live in a small town. Where do I get this stuff? Do I have to go to a veterinarian? I know I need to start treating immediately. Any advice would be awesome. Thank you so much.
  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

    Mar 3, 2015
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hello and welcome to BYC - thanks for joining us. Sorry, I live in Africa so I cannot help with your question. Hopefully the duck peeps can help you out.

    Best wishes
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas, Bonnie, and :welcome! Pleased you joined our community! Best of luck to you and your ducks! :)
  5. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Songster

    Aug 4, 2013
    Midwest America
    [​IMG][​IMG] Welcome to BYC!!! We are glad you joined our flock! [​IMG][​IMG]
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    I believe prednisone is only given on vet's order & supervision when there is swelling around the brain. Otherwise it will not be of therapeutic use.
  7. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under Bonnie2802 [​IMG] Welcome!

    Sorry, living in Aus, I too am not able to help with your question but I do hope that you are able to find the medication you seek and that your duckling makes a full recovery.

    I also hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]

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