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helpducks101

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I stepped on my duckling four days ago he does not use it he just hops around I felt his leg there is no pain to it he is drinking water and eating how can I help the little guy. Someone please tell me how or why I can do to help him it breaks my heart to see him like that
 

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I stepped on my duckling four days ago he does not use it he just hops around I felt his leg there is no pain to it he is drinking water and eating how can I help the little guy. Someone please tell me how or why I can do to help him it breaks my heart to see him like that
He won't use his leg at all? will he stand on it? Any heat or swelling where on the leg do you think the problem is?
Has your duckling been swimming yet? nice warm water just deep enough to swim[always stay close by] to see how he uses the leg in water with out having to put weight on it. Once he has been in for 5 min or less make sure to pat dry and place back under heat lamp to finish drying. Water therapy is one way to get the leg working again and help the muscles stay strong. Feel all along the leg though and make sure there isn't a break.
 

helpducks101

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I just let him rest and left him alone and after a week he started to walk around and run I didn't do anything I just let nature take it's course.
 

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