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My Peking was attacked by a raccoon.

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by iloveduckd, Apr 22, 2017.

  1. iloveduckd

    iloveduckd New Egg

    Apr 22, 2017
    Hello, my almost 2 year old Peking Fred was attacked by a raccoon on Thursday. We brought him in the house immediately and put him in the tub, I cleaned his open wound with iodine and we put him into a Rubbermaid in our wet bar. He ate and drank on Friday morning and today I notice his neck and chest is swollen. Any suggestions on what I can do next, my daughter was devastated by the loss of "different eye" in the same attack. I don't want her to lose Fred as well. Thanks in advance for any help.
  2. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    Make your pen predator proof..;).......Sounds like fluid build up in his chest...A Vet will need to continue treatment..:)


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