Pekin duckling leg help

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by dmjunkins, Apr 16, 2017.

  1. dmjunkins

    dmjunkins Hatching

    Apr 16, 2017
    I have a new pekin baby just hatched a day ago and won't walk.
    It moves like it is trying to swim. Is there anything I can do to help it walk?

  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Please post your question on the "duck thread." They will be able to answer you much better than I. I don't know much about ducks except that niacin deficiencies are common in chicks and causes problems with walking etc. They can be given brewer's yeast to compensate. But the duck folks would know how much, how often etc. Just put "duck thread," in the search box above and it will come up for you. [​IMG]
  4. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under dmjunkins [​IMG] Welcome!

    As you have already received links to some good starting points, I will just wish you and your duckling all the best.

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC. I hope that the ER folks can help you out.

    Best wishes

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