My 5 week old duckling BROKE ITS WING!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mahsmaj, Oct 20, 2008.

  1. mahsmaj

    mahsmaj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So heres how it happen... I let the ducklings out to play and my BO rooster started MATING, {YeS MaTiNg}, the poor little duckling. After that the roo got ahold of the ducklings wing and... I looked at it and... it is broke. Its wing just flops around... What do I do??? [​IMG]

    edited to say HELP!!!. . . and I spelled rooster wrong [​IMG]
     
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  2. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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  3. DuckLady

    DuckLady ~~~Administrator~~~BYC Store Support Staff Member

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    At 5 months the duck is full grown.

    You should gently put in in proper position and splint it in place, using vet wrap to hold the wing in place on the splint and then wrap to the body. Make sure the vet wrap is not too tight so as to restrict breathing.

    Keep the roo away from the ducks while the injured one heals. Better yet, confine the injured one alone.
     
  4. mahsmaj

    mahsmaj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im soooo sorry... I meant 5 WEEK OLD... [​IMG] Thanks for all of the info!!!
     

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