Runner duck... Not doing well...

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by AnniesEggFarm, May 13, 2009.

  1. AnniesEggFarm

    AnniesEggFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a 1 yr. old female runner duck. My husband noticed yesterday that she has a limp and will only run a small distance without needing to lay down. I looked her over today and she is molting, feeling very thin to me, her nose as a bit of stuff in it, but I think it is manly food, I don't think she has been for a swim since yesterday. Any suggestions about what could be going on?

    Jenn [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: May 13, 2009
  2. AnniesEggFarm

    AnniesEggFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone???
     
  3. thebritt

    thebritt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 5, 2009
    Humboldt County
    Sorry, Jen - I can only suggest keeping her in a small space with food and water easily accessible. If sheseems cold, I'd give her heat, etc.
    This same type of thing had happened to us twice last year - one duck made it - just got better - the other one did not. Worms? Respiratory issues?
    I hope someone can help. Good luck to you and your duck!
     
  4. MysticScorpio82

    MysticScorpio82 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2009
    Maine, USA
    I have no clue either, but I would recommend posting under the waterfowl section, that is where most of the major duck people spend their time or maybe PMing Wifezilla. She is a duck guru [​IMG]
     

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