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Muscovy Drake all the sudden can't walk!

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

  1. emmajon

    emmajon New Egg

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    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 Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    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.
     
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    Frindizzle Guitar Girl <3 Premium Member

     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    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! Premium Member

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    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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