Leg/foot injury? Please help

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by RachG75, Jun 9, 2017.

  1. RachG75

    RachG75 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry about one-handed video quality. this is my 6.5 wk old runner. She was fine last night, but limping this morning. I can't see the problem...perhaps someone can help me pinpoint it? Maybe a little swollen? Or tell me what else I need to check? She was separated from the big ducks last night...roomed with the smaller mallard overnight. I just mixed up some electrolytes and probiotics. Should I put some acv in with it? They will have a pool with fresh water too. Please help. Thank you!!!
     
  2. chickens really

    chickens really Chicken Obsessed

    Looks to be a sprain or broke toe?....
    That can take up to 6 weeks to heal....Is it out with Drakes!...Confine it to the run....fresh water is all that is needed....
     
  3. gal5150

    gal5150 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agreed with above....you can also add some extra niacin, Brewer's Yeast is easiest sprinkled on feed, for general leg support.
     
  4. RachG75

    RachG75 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No drakes. We are an all girl revue here. lol.

    I am so sad! I wonder how it happened. I left her in a small fenced off corner of the run with a swimming pool that has the side cut out for easy in and out and her food very close to that. She seemed happy in the water. If it's broken, I just keep her off it as much as I can and leave it alone? Thank you.
     

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