one of my ducks is limping

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by lehcar52duck, Oct 10, 2014.

  1. lehcar52duck

    lehcar52duck In the Brooder

    Oct 4, 2014
    My neighbor woke me up this morning because 4 of my ducks got out of thier pen i dont know how they got out i clip their wings and my fence is about 4 feet tall..

    When i try to catch them i saw one of the ducks limping

    Is she gonna be okay, what am i gonna do
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

    Jan 3, 2010
    Southern New England
    The leg may be sprained, or there could be an injury to the foot.

    You need to take a close look. If there is no bump, no extra heat in the foot or leg, I would suspect a sprain.

    An Epsom salt compress (clean rag soaked in a solution of 2 tablespoons Epsom Salt and half a cup of warm water) wrapped around the foot and leg for several minutes, done two or three times a day can really help with pulls and sprains for people and ducks.

    Please keep us updated.

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