sick duck

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by iggyandfinn, Oct 23, 2016.

  1. iggyandfinn

    iggyandfinn New Egg

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    hi im new to the forum i dont no if im posting in the right spot or not just trying to get some advice on one of my khaki campbell ducks i have had my boy and girl for about 3 years they have always been healthy..i dont no much about ducks but the last couple of weeks my boy has been sick he is walking weird and his feathers have fallen out at the back and he wont go in his pool any more i have been putting him in the bath to keep him clean i have read a few things of what it could be but just seeing if anyone else knows and what you did to help them thanks :)
     
  2. iggyandfinn

    iggyandfinn New Egg

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  3. dotknott

    dotknott Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could it be a late molt? What's weird with his gait?
     
  4. iggyandfinn

    iggyandfinn New Egg

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    I'm not sure do they stop swimming when they molt? He has never done this before...He struggles to walk and just lays in the same spot nearly all day
     
  5. Adalida

    Adalida Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you look at the bottom of his feet and see if there's any indication of bumble foot? Does it seem like there's anything wrong with his legs, any swelling or stiffness? Or does his walking weird seem to be weakness?
     
  6. Adalida

    Adalida Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And mine did not stop swimming while they molted.
     
  7. iggyandfinn

    iggyandfinn New Egg

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    I'll have a look tomorrow I don't think its bumblefoot but I'll double check in the morning..its like a weakness if I pick him up and put him down sometimes he will fall or can't hold him self up
     
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