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We have a wild duck who has eggs on our roof terrace. Don't
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Yankmedic911
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I have a male duck who appears to be paralyzed. He is still
I have a male duck who appears to be paralyzed. He is still alert and drinking water. I brought him in the house last night. It is suggested that he has botulism. Help what else can I do until I get h… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
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I live in a co-op and my neighbor agreed to take a duckling
I live in a co-op and my neighbor agreed to take a duckling that has never been in the wild. It followed her friend home in the middle of Brooklyn NY. She said it just appeared out of no where. The du… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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I have a 6 week old Pekin duck. She was attacked by
Hi, I have a 6 week old Pekin duck. She was attacked by something last night in her pen. I'm guessing a raccoon. 1 was killed and this one has a wound on her back. Seems like only skin is ripped about… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
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I have two pet Pekin ducks. Udon's feet look relatively normal.
I have two pet Pekin ducks. Udon's feet look relatively normal. Soba's have a large bump with a black dot in the middle. The internet tells me this is something called bubble or bumble foot. Do I need… read more
Dr. Jo
Dr. Jo
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BA
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Dr Bob, I am raising a small clutch of grey call ducks. The
Dr Bob, I am raising a small clutch of grey call ducks. The ducklings are about 6 weeks old and just coming into their adolescent feathers. Last night, one of the babies was attacked by a predator; I'… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
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I am inquiring whether you might offer some help on a health
I am inquiring whether you might offer some help on a health issue with a 1 1/2 year old drake pekin duck. During the last few months, his legs have become stout, stiff and very pigeon-toed. On land, … read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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I have two pekin ducks. When I came home this afternoon one
I have two pekin ducks. When I came home this afternoon one of them was laying with her head out on the ground. When she walks, she holds her head at a bent angle and the feathers on the back of the n… read more
Dr:D
Dr:D
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Doctoral Degree
851 satisfied customers
IS THERE A DUCK DISEASE THAT CAUSES DUCKS TO LOOSE THE CABILITY
IS THERE A DUCK DISEASE THAT CAUSES DUCKS TO LOOSE THE CABILITY OF WALKING, LOOSING MUSCULAR COORDINATION? IF SO WHAT WOULD IT BE. THEY GET A BALANCEAD FEED BUT ONLY EAT WHAT THEY WANT LEAVING PARTS O… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
I have a pekin duck male one year old we had him in a pen
hi ,i have a pekin duck male one year old we had him in a pen for two days he was being mean to the new ducks which was males so when we gave new males away when we let him go he went running very fas… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
Hello, I am an animal lover that let my 12 yr old talk me into
Hello, I am an animal lover that let my 12 yr old talk me into duckilings from tractor supply. I was stupid (listened to the sales guy that said they would leave once they could fly!)we kept them insi… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
A pair of Mallard ducks has adopted our backyard as a safe
A pair of Mallard ducks has adopted our backyard as a safe place to lay 9 eggs. The female spends most of each day sitting on the eggs. We live very near a lake with lots of ducks. But when those eggs… read more
Dr. Elaine
Dr. Elaine
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Doctoral Degree
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helloi have a pekin duck. a couple weeks ago i noticed
hello i have a pekin duck. a couple weeks ago i noticed a dark spot under his wing, i thought it was dirt. the spot is now larger and is under both wings. he is an outside pet and lives with another p… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
My baby ducks were born about three weeks ago. Last week,
My baby ducks were born about three weeks ago. Last week, the last to hatch, became lethargic, swam behind the others and seemed listless. All of the other ducklings seemed fine. He died a couple of d… read more
Dr. Wally
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ducks: pet..mixed..are males and the cross was hatched from an egg.
We have 2 pet ducks (one Pekin and one mixed, possible aylesbury cross with Indian Runner). Both are males and the cross was hatched from an egg. He was reared in the home and was with us all the time… read more
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Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
We found a baby wood duck back in july we nursed him back to
We found a baby wood duck back in july we nursed him back to health and by mircles he lived. We released him in august into our pond hoping he would hang around for the rest of summer then fly south f… read more
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Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
I have a mallard duck female, sitting on 18 eggs now at the
I have a mallard duck female, sitting on 18 eggs now at the base of a fir tree in my back yard. Its cold, its november for goodness sake. I raised her and the drake as ducklings and this is there firs… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
Hi there. We have a mallard duck that has returned for her
Hi there. We have a mallard duck that has returned for her third season with us. It has been a joy having her return each year. Last year she had five ducklings and was a protective and attentive moth… read more
Dr. Laura Devlin, DVM, DABVP
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