Muscovy drake with swollen face

Quacking Pigeon

Crowing
Mar 12, 2018
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NSW, Australia
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My new Muscovy drake I got yesterday has a very swollen face, he is also very light for a drake. The swollen part feels hard and he doesn’t have any foam coming out of his eye. Should I take him to a vet?
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Behind view of him
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What do you think I should do?
 

Quacking Pigeon

Crowing
Mar 12, 2018
1,214
2,293
321
NSW, Australia
My Coop
My Coop
None of my other ducks have it so it was him. The females that he was with are healthy and active but I’m still keeping them in quarantine until I know they are definitely in the all clear.

I have kinda tracked where the drake has been in the last few weeks. This is the pic when he was first sold:
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He looks quite healthy in this pic but I can’t be sure.

Then he was sold and went to another place that has heaps of poultry (100 or so muscovies and pigeons). I bought 2 females there before and they were healthy and active but one of them had wry tail or a previous accident.
One of my dads old work partners bought 3 ducks and 1 drake there for a farm themed party, anyways when we got him I first noticed he had a swollen face and he was lighter and easier to handle then a regular drake. So the next day he’s even weaker and ends up dying.

I’m just going to hold off for a while before I bring new birds in.
 

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