Injured duckling

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

  1. iamstevenchavez

    iamstevenchavez New Egg

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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 Overrun With Chickens

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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. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    Does he have access to swim? Let him swim he will rehab himself...Ducklings are clumsy...Trip over their own feet....

    Cheers!
     
  4. FoodFreedomNow

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