Took my duck to the vet today

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by LilRalphieRoosmama, Sep 21, 2009.

  1. LilRalphieRoosmama

    LilRalphieRoosmama Officially Quacked

    Oct 15, 2007
    Elyria, OH
    One of my silver Appleyards, "Bella", has been limping. Some days she's fine, other days she can barely walk. The vet was able to squeeze me in today and I'm so glad. Turns out to be fluid and inflammation in her middle toe. Thought it was infection until the dr inserted a needle and drained fluid - it was clear, no pus. They put her on an oral liquid anti-inflammatory medication and hopefully she'll be back to normal soon.
     
  2. chickensducks&agoose

    chickensducks&agoose Chillin' With My Peeps

    I hope it works out well!
     
  3. pringle

    pringle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 16, 2009
    Pepperell,MA
    Aww your lucky to have a vet that will help poultry.But still I hope your duck is gonna do ok.
     
  4. LilRalphieRoosmama

    LilRalphieRoosmama Officially Quacked

    Oct 15, 2007
    Elyria, OH
    Yes, we are lucky to have several vets in the area that will see ducks and chickens. I just got home and watched her waddle around the pen (I've kept her separated) and she is walking better today. She'll get her second dose of medicine tomorrow morning so I'm sure she'll continue to improve.
     

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