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Injured leg on duck

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by crj, Jun 29, 2011.

  1. crj

    crj Songster

    Dec 17, 2009
    Rocky Point, NC
    Does anyone know how to relocate a dislocated leg on a duck? I don't think it's broken. My duck was attacked by a dog. He is doing fine but he won't use his leg and it stays up even when he swims. It's been almost 2 weeks. Any help would be appreciated.

  2. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

    Jan 11, 2010
    If the leg was dislocated that long ago- it would definately mean a trip to a vet to relocate it. The pain caused coud easily send the bird into a deep shock which could result in death. If the leg is dislocated- muscles and tendons may have shrunk making the job very difficult and painfull to correct.

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