My moms Pekin is falling on right side when she walks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by lovemyducks2015, Jun 6, 2016.

  1. lovemyducks2015

    lovemyducks2015 New Egg

    5
    0
    9
    Jul 27, 2015
    Hi,

    I was just wondering if anyone could tell me why my moms Pekin is falling on her right side when she walks. She puts her right wing out as if she was using it to catch herself from falling.

    Thank you
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

    70,599
    6,728
    721
    Oct 3, 2009
    Western N.C.
    @lovemyducks2015 Welcome to BYC.

    Can you give us more info?
    how old, how long has this going on, what does she eat , has she been laying eggs? Have you checked her over bottom of feet etc for any thing out of the norm.
     
  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

    23,071
    2,113
    491
    Jan 3, 2010
    Southern New England
    She could have an injury, have had a stroke, some more detail might help.

    In the meantime, see if she can float in a tub of lukewarm water. Do not leave her alone in there - but watch closely, look for some more clues.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by