Runner duck has little balance?!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Fraoch21, Nov 9, 2014.

  1. Fraoch21

    Fraoch21 Songster

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    We just bought a trio of runner ducks yesterday from an auction. We got them home only to find this morning that one of the females has a problem with her balance. She stands up but her tail swings back and forth and she struggles to stand still and when she is rushed she simply falls over and uses her wings to move herself. Could this just be shock or something more permanent?
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing Premium Member

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    Is there any swelling in the legs or vent? This sounds quite serious. It sounds like she could possibly be egg bound.
     
  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners 8 Years

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    Any news? It does sound like she needs a vet.
     

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