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Lame Duck?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by paigeemarieee, May 28, 2016.

  1. paigeemarieee

    paigeemarieee Out Of The Brooder

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    My grandma recently bought two little ducklings and they have been growing faster then weeds! But we have a yellow one that doesn't walk much even when outside. She hobbles for a bit and then will just lay down.. In the water she loves to swim but walking around doesn't seem to be her strong suit. Any ideas? (I will be adding a picture tomorrow of the little ones)
     
  2. Rod-T

    Rod-T Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Let her swim more.. might make her legs stronger
     
  3. dotknott

    dotknott Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This may be a niacin deficiency. Some ducklings need more niacin than their feed provides.

    Have you been providing supplemtal niacin? If so this could be something else.
     

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