Muscovy with gray caruncles

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Muscovynmore, Dec 24, 2013.

  1. Muscovynmore

    Muscovynmore Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 22, 2012
    One of my drakes stopped moving and eating today. He's very light (down to <five pounds), but more puzzling is that his caruncles have turned from red to dark gray and wrinkled. It's been very warm here, so I don't think it's frostbite. I think I heard something about oxygen deprivation once, but I can't find any link to caruncles online. Can anyone help?
    I don't have much hope for him because he's barely moving, but I can't help him without something to go off of. . . .
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Flock Master Premium Member

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    I'm sorry that I don't know anything about ducks, but after doing a little research it says they can turn black from trauma, abscesses, frostbite, and I was wondering about maybe a fungus infection? Do ducks get favus like chickens get?

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