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My duck has had a limp leg for awhile she still uses it but
My duck has had a limp leg for awhile she still uses it but she has a hard time standing and walking she often uses her beak to push herself up but when she gets a warm bath it seems to help … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
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DVM
48,452 satisfied customers
Smith. Another duck situation! My one very small female, was
Hi Dr. Smith. Another duck situation! My one very small female, was "attacked/raped" by three of my male ducks. They had never, to my knowledge acted this way before. They are just now 6 months old. S… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,073 satisfied customers
My duck was recently attacked by a cat and its face was all
my duck was recently attacked by a cat and its face was all cut up, we used anti-bacterial cream to cover the cuts and it seemed to be working, but now he can barely walk or stand after being able to … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,073 satisfied customers
I have a Pekin duck. several actually. Sunday morning two of
i have a Pekin duck. several actually. Sunday morning two of them got attacked by something. They managed to escape whatever it was. The one has a broken wiing and has some extensive wounds under that… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,073 satisfied customers
My daughter has several domesticated ducks and one of them
My daughter has several domesticated ducks and one of them has a swollen foot and leg and has been limping on it for a while now. She did see a small cut on the foot a while ago but that seemed to hav… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,073 satisfied customers
We have a peking duck who was attached by an animal not sure
We have a peking duck who was attached by an animal not sure what. he has a wound under his wing not healing and looks kinda grey around it. This happened 7 days ago. He could not walk after it happen… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,073 satisfied customers
I have a duck whose feet are crossed under her. We have been
I have a duck whose feet are crossed under her. We have been giving her Niacin. Anything else we can do? … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,073 satisfied customers
I have a 2 year old Female Pekin duck. About 2 weeks ago she
I have a 2 year old Female Pekin duck. About 2 weeks ago she started not to walk. I examined and no Bumblefoot or injury's. She will stand for a minute or so and then just sit. She can flap her wings.… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,073 satisfied customers
She can't stand on the left leg, it's turned out sideways.
She can't stand on the left leg, it's turned out sideways. It's been almost a week now and no change. No stuck egg inside her, I checked. … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,073 satisfied customers
My baby duck has a bad leg it looks and feels like a
My baby duck has a bad leg it looks and feels like a dislocated hip joint he walks or I should say hobbles with his foot straight out the side and I can't find a local vet … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,073 satisfied customers
I have a male duck with a hole in his outer skin ,not into
I have a male duck with a hole in his outer skin ,not into the muscle. he is not walking on that leg very much. … read more
Dr. Leah Hill
Dr. Leah Hill
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary medicine
2,882 satisfied customers
My cockatiel ran under my foot last night as I was putting
My cockatiel ran under my foot last night as I was putting my kids to bed; I stepped on her. She lost a lot of tail feathers and may have broken her right leg. Her right leg has a band on it. No notic… read more
Dr. Leah Hill
Dr. Leah Hill
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary medicine
2,882 satisfied customers
Quick question... we live here in South Florida and have a
Hi! Quick question... we live here in South Florida and have a variety of wild ducks that come and go on our street. Unfortunately, one of them appears to have either a broken or sprained leg... she C… read more
Kelly Hill
Kelly Hill
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
720 satisfied customers
I have a duck that is losing alot of feathers, and acts as
I have a duck that is losing alot of feathers, and acts as if her left upper leg may be dislocated, she will not bare weight , she was attacked by a racoon about 7 months ago and she had a broken leg,… read more
Dr. Gardner
Dr. Gardner
Owner, Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
66 satisfied customers
HI I recently bought a few ducks at a smallholders fair but
HI I recently bought a few ducks at a smallholders fair but when we go them home, one of them was limping and could not hold the weight on one of her legs. At first I thought may she had been sat awkw… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
raccoons: was attacked..Still cant put weight on her right leg...wing
Female white fronted goose was attacked by raccoons 1 month ago. Still can't put weight on her right leg. Has a problem with her wing. She is tearing feathers out & now she's losing weight. We caught … read more
Dr. Hunt
Dr. Hunt
Doctoral Degree
381 satisfied customers
duck: that is about 4 weeks old..getting quite large..dislocated
I have a duck that is about 4 weeks old. She is getting quite large and feathered, but I noticed her wing tip appears to be dislocated or broken. It's the last joint on her wing, furthest from her bod… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
duck: bleeding but does not appear to be fractured.
My son found a baby duck that had been died green and brought it home. My dachshund bit the ducks bill and avulsed what appears to be the top layer of the ducklings bill. It is bleeding but does not a… read more
Doc Evan
Doc Evan
Professor
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35 years in general practice, including avian.

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