Injured duckling

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by iamstevenchavez, Sep 30, 2016.

  1. iamstevenchavez

    iamstevenchavez Hatching

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    My 2 week old duckling has a really bad limp and I checked for any thorns or signs of injury but looks normal what shall I do please help
     

  2. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Crowing

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    You should isolate the duckling first, it probably just had a sprained leg. If you give it rest it should be fine in a few days depending on how bad the limp is. I've had this happen to my hens before and I just put them in a small movable run I have by themselves with food and water and they usually recover within a week
     
  3. Does he have access to swim? Let him swim he will rehab himself...Ducklings are clumsy...Trip over their own feet....

    Cheers!
     
  4. FoodFreedomNow

    FoodFreedomNow Songster

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