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Muscovy enlarged butt/stomach

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by P-DUB, May 22, 2018.

  1. P-DUB

    P-DUB Hatching

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    Can anyone help me identify this problem. The abdomen is enlarged
     

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  2. chickens really

    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma Premium Member

    Fluid in the abdomen?..Vet will need to see your Bird. Infection?
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member 8 Years

    Fluid build up is referred to as Ascites or water belly. Google it and you'll get all info.

    Such a pretty girl how old?
     
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  4. casportpony

    casportpony Go Team Tube Feeding! Premium Member Project Manager 6 Years

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    Welcome to BYC! I agree with @Miss Lydia, it looks like it's ascites. How is she behaving?
     
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  5. P-DUB

    P-DUB Hatching

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    She has hard time walking, but seems normal.
     
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  6. P-DUB

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    Will the end come soon. Is she in pain? Can it be cured?
     
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  7. casportpony

    casportpony Go Team Tube Feeding! Premium Member Project Manager 6 Years

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    It can be drained, but the fluid almost always comes back. :hugs. Is she breathing normally?
     

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