My duckling is having trouble walking

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by venymae, Mar 24, 2018.

  1. venymae

    venymae Prairie Wind

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    I bought three ducks out of the mixed bin at TSC. A pekin, a khaki cambell (I think), and Scooter (middle in picture). Scooter was a bit smaller than the other two, and now he's half their size a week later. He doesn't seem distressed, but sits on his bum all the time (doesn't stand to eat, he sits.) He tends to scoot rather than walk when we have him out for play time on the towel, but he can run short distances when spooked. What gives? I don't notice any obvious malformation??? Is this normal?????
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  2. shawluvsbirds

    shawluvsbirds "FAKE EILLEEN"

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    What kind of feed are you giving them, and are you giving them any brewers yeast or other form of niacin?
     
  3. shawluvsbirds

    shawluvsbirds "FAKE EILLEEN"

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    Hey. . how is your duckling? Has it gotten any better?
     

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