This is the duck with the drooping wing

Mommysongbird

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Has she been injured?

I don't know. She has been picked on by the other ducks since day 1, I have removed her and put her back in and they accept her and then start picking on her again. We have another that my son is keeping, it was the smallest of all the mallards, but now it is the largest and healthyest of all of them. It was removed on the 2nd or 3rd day after we brought them home and placed with my son's bantams and my 3 red sex link pullets.

We tried to putting my son's duck back in with the brood of ducks, but they would not accept him/her but would take the one in the pics. I am hoping they will come out of the brooder this weekend and into their new pen at my parents house. The weather will just not cooperate.
 

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I don't know. She has been picked on by the other ducks since day 1, I have removed her and put her back in and they accept her and then start picking on her again. We have another that my son is keeping, it was the smallest of all the mallards, but now it is the largest and healthyest of all of them. It was removed on the 2nd or 3rd day after we brought them home and placed with my son's bantams and my 3 red sex link pullets.

We tried to putting my son's duck back in with the brood of ducks, but they would not accept him/her but would take the one in the pics. I am hoping they will come out of the brooder this weekend and into their new pen at my parents house. The weather will just not cooperate.
How old are these ducks? Can she go in with the other Mallard and the chickens? so she'll have some company and maybe heal from them picking on her? or maybe just put the one that was the smallest in with her so she won't be lonely and give her a chance to heal. Poor thing. How long has her wing been like this. can you see an injury? to her wing? could it be angel wing? hard to really see what going on but here is a link and go to post 56 it shows pics. https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/644239/angel-wing-in-ducks-how-we-wrap-to-mend-it-pictorial/50
 
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Mommysongbird

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How old are these ducks? Can she go in with the other Mallard and the chickens? so she'll have some company and maybe heal from them picking on her? or maybe just put the one that was the smallest in with her so she won't be lonely and give her a chance to heal. Poor thing. How long has her wing been like this. can you see an injury? to her wing? could it be angel wing? hard to really see what going on but here is a link and go to post 56 it shows pics. https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/644239/angel-wing-in-ducks-how-we-wrap-to-mend-it-pictorial/50

They should be according to TS about 10 weeks tomorrow, but I think they may be a little younger. The other mallard is the same age or about. Got them all on March 1st. I might be able to put her with the other mallard and the chicks, not sure. She is my youngest granddaughters but if I have to keep her for a while, I guess I can if the other mallard and the chicks will accept her. May try to put her in with them tomorrow and see how it goes. The mallard that is in with the chicks is (was) the smallest of the mallards, now she is the biggest. I can't see and injury and we pick her up and she doesn't seem to mind. I thought it might be Angel Wing but according to what I have read, Angel Wing is where the wing looks like a hitch hikers thumb. I will look at the link you provided.
 

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