muscovy drake with hurt leg

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by binji, Oct 8, 2016.

  1. binji

    binji Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i walked outside to see one of my muscovy drakes in a mudpuddle with one leg help up like he was hurt, ahnd he cant walk on it and i dont think he can move his toes. hes inside in a blanket eating rn
    besides going to a vet can i do anything?
     
  2. binji

    binji Chillin' With My Peeps

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    update: he can actually move his toes but he still cant walk/put weight on it
     
  3. Fluffers

    Fluffers Chillin' With My Peeps

    it could be either broken or he could have a very bad niacin deficiancy. has he been limping past couple of days? check for bumblefoot and soak in epsom salt.
     
    Last edited: Oct 8, 2016
  4. binji

    binji Chillin' With My Peeps

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    he was perfectly fine until i found him just a little bit ago, and it doesnt feel broken, but what can i do if it is?
     
  5. Fluffers

    Fluffers Chillin' With My Peeps

    if it is i would soak in epsom salt. i am not exactly a "duck expert" do some more research on this i know a few things though
     
  6. Fluffers

    Fluffers Chillin' With My Peeps

    is he feeling bette
     
  7. binji

    binji Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yeah! he's perfectly fine now actually, just a bit more shy than he was before
     
    Last edited: Nov 3, 2016
  8. Fluffers

    Fluffers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Good! Happy to hear he is ok!
     

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