i think i have a sick male duck

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by oconnor1976, Jul 11, 2011.

  1. oconnor1976

    oconnor1976 Out Of The Brooder

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    i have a pair of black east indies and the mama duck has two babies. and is in a coop by herself, while he was hanging around the rest of my ducks till recently, i have notice his feathers are all ruffled and his little curley tail feather is gone(i found it on the ground) and my daughter said he looks to have a sore on his back, i cant catch him to look further, any ideas what it might be?
     
  2. WilsonAcres

    WilsonAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hopefully he's just malting my males are doing that right now they've lost the curly tail feathers and I swear I could make a few new ducks with all the feathers on the ground lol I would definitely grab him and check him out just to be sure tho especially if you believe he may have sores ...
     
  3. oconnor1976

    oconnor1976 Out Of The Brooder

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    thank you i hope that he is malting... thank you for the reply
     

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