Upside down and now stumbling

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by lilchicklets2, Jul 28, 2011.

  1. lilchicklets2

    lilchicklets2 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone. So I have a small flock of 7 ducks. When I came home this afternoon one of my welsh was upside down in the pen. I right-sided her up but since then she has just been stumbling around. I also noticed a red mark on one of her legs. I would attribute it to the bruise except since she was little she has always laid down more then the rest of the flock. Also I thought about the niocen (spelling) but the rest of the flock seems fine. What do you all think?
     
  2. anaiyuk

    anaiyuk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How long has it been since you put her right side up again?
     
  3. lilchicklets2

    lilchicklets2 Out Of The Brooder

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    about half an hour
     
  4. anaiyuk

    anaiyuk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would give it a few hours. she may have been upside down for quite awhile. She may have gotten in a ficht while you were away. Can you post a picture of her leg? I wouldn't do anything to stress her though. just if you happen to get one if she moves or something of that nature.
     
  5. lilchicklets2

    lilchicklets2 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm not sure what that is but I will post a pic as soon as I can
     
  6. lilchicklets2

    lilchicklets2 Out Of The Brooder

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    I think you are right about the being upside down for too long. But why does she lay down everywhere she goes? [​IMG] This is the bruise on her leg
     
  7. lilchicklets2

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    This is 4 of them. [​IMG] Hanging out with the chickens.
     

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