Upside down duck!,,My duck keeps getting on his back.

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by eagle2195, May 24, 2010.

  1. eagle2195

    eagle2195 New Egg

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    I have a 2 month old Pekin duck that has for the last 2 days ended up laying on his back and cannot right himself. He seems to do this when he stands to flap his wings although im not positive of this as i havent seen it happen. I have also spotted what seems to be a sore on the underside of his wing and i have no idea how this happened. Anyone have any ideas on what is happening to him/she?
     
  2. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady Premium Member

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    Is your duckling overweight? Pekins love to eat and eat and eat from what I have seen of backyard raised ducklings. Even my half Pekin drake is chunky and he eats the same as the other ducks.
     
  3. eagle2195

    eagle2195 New Egg

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    i honestly have no idea if he is or not. i have another that is the same size so either they both are or no he is not.
     

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