Something hangin out of my duck's butt-HELP!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by kkousens, Sep 16, 2012.

  1. kkousens

    kkousens New Egg

    Jul 15, 2012
    OMG i happened to see my duck poop and then afterwards there was what appeared to be a LARGE worm hanging out. I tried to pull it gently but was afriad to as i thought it might be prolapsed bowel or if it is a big worm that pulling it out might cause more harm than good. i saw another similar i right in understanding this may be a duck penis? NOOOOOOOO! seriously, this thing is flesh colored and looks like the tail end of a big worm-anyone out there please help?! i am planning to take her to the vet tomorrow but perhaps this is normal? HELP!
  2. DuckLady

    DuckLady ~~~Administrator~~~BYC Store Support Staff Member

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    It could be a penis. Can you take a pic and post it?

    How old is your duck? It could also be part of a soft shelled egg. Hard to say without more info.
  3. Mike Winters

    Mike Winters Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 13, 2011
    probably is its penis if it was corkscrew shaped
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    I agree, it can be a shock especially if your seeing it for the first time.
  5. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 4, 2010
    San Diego
    Are you sure it's a girl? If its a boy, it's probably a penis and should have retracted by now. Good thing you didn't pull it out, whatever it is.
  6. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

    Sep 7, 2009
    Florida - Space Coast
    Sounds like you have a drake with a prolapsed penis

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