My Indian Runner Duck is losing his balance

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by janeeichhorn, Dec 4, 2016.

  1. janeeichhorn

    janeeichhorn New Egg

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    My Indian Runner duck started losing his balance today and was walking very wobbly. Do you think it is a Niacin deficiency?
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    You might want to start supplementation just in case it is Niacin deficiency.
     
  3. janeeichhorn

    janeeichhorn New Egg

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    I went out to check on him and he was swimming in his pool. His partner was standing on the pool deck just watching him. Hopefully he can hop our of the pool to the deck with no problem.
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Keep an eye on him to assure that he can get out of the pool.
     
  5. janeeichhorn

    janeeichhorn New Egg

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    I just went and checked on him and he was still in the pool which he has been in for a few hours so I took him out and helped him to has area where he sleeps. This just started today so if I give hime Niacin tomorrow do you think it will help?
     
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    It's not going to hurt, and may be what he needs.
     
  7. janeeichhorn

    janeeichhorn New Egg

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    I'll give it to him tomorrow.Thank you
     

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