Limping Duck

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by DuckPensington, Oct 2, 2015.

  1. DuckPensington

    DuckPensington Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi guys so I have a female magpie who has been limping for the past 5 days. I originally thought maybe it was just a small sprain, and in a day or two she'd be better, but she hasn't had much of an improvement. Not sure why shes limping. I went out to feed & saw her almost fall over trying to get up :( I checked her foot to make sure she had nothing stuck in it, but I couldnt find anything. She is able to walk on it, but she holds it up quite a lot.... suggestions on what to do? Thanks.
     
  2. jducour

    jducour Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does it look or feel swollen at all around the knee joint? Compare the hurt leg to the normal leg. Do the joints move the same, or is one more loose than the other? Is there any color difference or temperature difference between the two legs?
     
  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

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    @DuckPensington welcome to the forum. How are things now?
     

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