Please help! Pekin duck with knee injury

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by iloveducks78, Feb 23, 2013.

  1. iloveducks78

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    I am looking for someone with experience in dealing with tendon/ligament injuries. My sweet pekin duck, Girl Peep, was injured by a coon 6 weeks ago. She had a deep puncture wound that had terrible swelling. Her knee feels very loose, like her tendon? moves back and forth. She finally started using the leg to paddle sometimes while swimming about 2 weeks ago, and she tries to bear weight on it, but basically just hops with her good leg. Is there anything I can do for this duck? She is a sweet girl and I want to give her every chance I can. Will tendons/ligaments ever heal?
     

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