Rescued Duck

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by LoveMyPeeps, Oct 4, 2008.

  1. LoveMyPeeps

    LoveMyPeeps Out Of The Brooder

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    I run a rescue and a colleague of my hubby's dropped off a mallard with an injured foot the other night. She's a sweet thing.

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    She made a nest in a bag of shredded paper today. [​IMG]
     
  2. crtrlovr

    crtrlovr Still chillin' with my peeps

    How is the duck doing now? Is her foot getting better? ETA: duh... looked at the time stamp AFTER I posted, for some reason was thinking the OP had posted yesterday. Sorry! Let us know how she gets along, please! [​IMG]
     
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  3. LoveMyPeeps

    LoveMyPeeps Out Of The Brooder

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    We've had her a couple of days now and she seems to be improving. She is, at the very least, getting more comfortable in my home. She is eating and drinking well, has made a nest, but walking is still a chore.
     
  4. La Banan

    La Banan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    beautiful picture -very Renaissance looking.
    How is the little quacker?
    jan la banan
     
  5. xke4

    xke4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have found that a few physio sessions a day in a warm bathtub works wonders for leg injuries. Of course, my husband is not very pleased whenever this happens.
     
  6. LoveMyPeeps

    LoveMyPeeps Out Of The Brooder

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    xke4
    Yesterday 10:42 pm I have found that a few physio sessions a day in a warm bathtub works wonders for leg injuries

    I'm going to try that! (while my husband is at work!!) [​IMG]

    Thank you!​
     
  7. xke4

    xke4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Be sure to wash down the debris before it has a chance to harden (poo) and he will be none the wiser!!! Good Luck
     
  8. LoveMyPeeps

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    Thanks! I've got to get photos of this... [​IMG]
     
  9. xke4

    xke4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is my little albino mallard having her physio under the watchful eye of Joey. I use the armrests of the tub to place mealworms and make it like a swim-up bar.
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  10. LoveMyPeeps

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    That is so cute! [​IMG] My dogs are really going to get a kick out of this, too.
     

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