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My duck is limping. Started a day or two ago. My nephew
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There's a pond outside my neighborhood. I came across 2
There's a pond outside my neighborhood. I came across 2 newborn muscovy ducks with no mom. I begged my boyfriend to allow me to take them in and raise them. Every weekend we'd take them back to the po… read more
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I talked to someone yesterday about my duck. She cannot walk
I talked to someone yesterday about my duck. She cannot walk and when ever i massage her neck and pouch a whole lot of water comes up out her mouth and nostrils. She is 8 yrs old could she have a impa… read more
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I have four muscovy ducks (3 females, 1 male). One of the
Hi, i have four muscovy ducks (3 females, 1 male). One of the females (about 1 year old) is suddenly unable to walk and can only bear weight for a short time. She will try to walk but her legs don't s… read more
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I have a limping duck. There aren't any cuts or impairments,
there aren't any cuts or impairments, but his ankle and knee joints seem to be swollen. I don't know if he twisted something. There doesn't appear to be any signs of bumble foot. Started limping yesterday. … read more
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She is lame. We have separated her from the others. One of
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My ducks has bubble foot?? And some of them are serious.
Hello my ducks has bubble foot?? And some of them are serious … read more
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I have a domestic mallard duck that keeps holding one of her
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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I think my duck has bumblefoot. We removed the scan & have
I think my duck has bumblefoot. We removed the scan & have been putting neosporin & poultry wound spray on it, but her leg is still hot. … read more
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I just had a question about a walking deficiency that one of
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I have a 9 month old hen who has been limping for about 3
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I found her the other day in her bed without the others
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We have a 1 1/2 year old Pekin duck. She got bumble foot on
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My son and daugther in law got two Pekin ducks in the
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I have mallard ducks as pets. Ive read that their legs and
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