Muscovy Drake all the sudden can't walk!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by emmajon, Feb 21, 2016.

  1. emmajon

    emmajon New Egg

    Feb 21, 2016
    Richmond, TX
    I found him 3 days ago on Thursday by the pond near the edge and I knew something was terribly wrong. He is a drake about 6 months old and flew fine so I'm not sure what caused this. I do know the other drakes pick on him but I live in a residential neighborhood with a pond and I am alway feeding them Crumbles by Dumor and never in the last 2.5 years have I seen this. It is so sad, I've been trying to figure it out but not sure what's wrong. [​IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  3. Frindizzle

    Frindizzle Guitar Girl <3 Premium Member

    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
  4. Frindizzle

    Frindizzle Guitar Girl <3 Premium Member

    You want to post under the Emergency section of BYC. Good luck.
  5. Frindizzle

    Frindizzle Guitar Girl <3 Premium Member

  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Maybe the other drakes attacked him and caused neurological damage. Ducks can also suffer from niacin deficiency - the duck folk can fill you in on that.
    Last edited: Feb 22, 2016
  7. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to join the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC. Oh, your poor boy. I hope he's improved and on the mend. :fl

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