Problem foot

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by addicted2chicks, Jun 14, 2009.

  1. addicted2chicks

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    I hatched out 3 ducks yesterday. The whole process didn't go so well but in the end ended up with 3 hatched. The first one hatched and was perfectly fine. I was losing them while they were hatching, they pipped and died so I helped the last 2 before they ended up dying. Problem was the second had a weird crooked neck, which did correct itself and is fine today. The 3rd duckling thou has clubbed feet. I read about making shoes for him but the problem is that I can't get the ankle part to straighten out enough to get the shoe on. The leg and foot stay perfectly straight out and the toes curl. If I put the shoes on the feet would never be on the ground unless it was on it's back. If that makes sense. Should we still put shoes on him?
     

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