Injured duck?!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by AislanHay, Apr 9, 2017.

  1. AislanHay

    AislanHay Just Hatched

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    Hi all!

    I am a duck momma worried as heck! This is my duck's last week in their brooder before we move them out to their duck house outside! Often when I clean their brooder I let them swim around in the tub (always supervised). Today while I was cleaning their brooder my husband noticed Goose, one of our ducks, standing at the back of the tub putting all her weight on her left leg. I massaged her right leg gently and she didn't seem to be in any pain. She is still favoring it after about 15 minutes but is acting normal otherwise. Any advice? My husband said that he didn't see anything that would had caused her to be in pain.
     
  2. Messica

    Messica Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What are they eating?
     
  3. AislanHay

    AislanHay Just Hatched

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    They are eating meatbird feed
     
  4. Messica

    Messica Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Which brand and how old are they exactly?

    Have you been supplementing with niacin?

    My concern would be protein content is way too high or she's niacin deficient
     
  5. Krazyquilts

    Krazyquilts Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member


    Niacin deficiency was my guess too.
     
  6. AislanHay

    AislanHay Just Hatched

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    Okay checked into all that and levels. Everything should be good and she is walking fine and being normal. Thank y'all for your help and input I appreciate it!
     

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