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Lame Duck?

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

  1. paigeemarieee

    paigeemarieee Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 24, 2016
    My Coop
    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

    Sep 23, 2015
    Deer park, Washington
    Let her swim more.. might make her legs stronger
  3. dotknott

    dotknott Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 11, 2016
    Rhode Island
    My Coop
    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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