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I have 5 Peking Ducks on my property. One of them has lost
I have 5 Peking Ducks on my property. One of them has lost movement on both legs and can not walk on land...I think it's a female around 2 years old. Is barley swimming. I can not find any signs of in… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
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We have a female duck who turned up lame one day a few weeks
Hello - we have a female duck who turned up lame one day a few weeks ago. She's eating, looks healthy, alert.laying eggs and able to hobble but the leg looks withered. She is 11 months old. … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
36,719 satisfied customers
duck is sick it was fine this morning, got its pen clean,
duck is sick it was fine this morning, got its pen clean, new water and ate lettuce. now heart rate up, no strength, head limb, try feed it water and shakes it head ,as to say doesn't want it.… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
36,719 satisfied customers
We have a pair of white call ducks. They are about 1 year
We have a pair of white call ducks. They are about 1 year old, hatched here, and live in a pen on our porch. They have pine shavings on the floor and in boxes we provide. They have a personal bath tub… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
, I have a duck that her legs are cramping up and she can
Hi, I have a duck that her legs are cramping up and she can not put weight on them most of the time she is only about 6 months old I did recently change food however the other 2 ducks are fine. is the… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
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I have 2 pet cockatoos in my house, and am thinking about getting
I have 2 pet cockatoos in my house, and am thinking about getting 2 pekin ducklings to raise inside. ( I live in north Georgia....kind of cold outside right now) Is it safe to let them close to each o… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
I have a pet duck and he has been shaking and sometimes unable
I have a pet duck and he has been shaking and sometimes unable to stand up without exstending his wings to help support himself .. Or placing his bill onto the ground for support while shivering .. He… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
Hello, I just adopted 4 baby duckies. I have a safe enclosure
Hello, I just adopted 4 baby duckies. I have a safe enclosure and I bath them every day. They are growing like weeds! But one of the two large ducks is different then the others. He/she looks like its… read more
Dr_Kitty
Dr_Kitty
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
122 satisfied customers
i have a pool and ducks like to swim in it and just lay around
i have a pool and ducks like to swim in it and just lay around and mess all over the tile.In the past I have put up pin wheels on the fence and they have seemed to be bothered by the pin wheels moving… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,290 satisfied customers
I have two wobbly ducks, large silver appleyards, 22 weeks
I have two wobbly ducks, large silver appleyards, 22 weeks old. Eating and drinking happily. They are also active and alert, swimming with no problems. They are having problems controlling their legs.… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
I have an 8 year old pekin female duck that had what appears
I have an 8 year old pekin female duck that had what appears to be 3 seizures today lasts about 2 minutes then seems to snap out of fit what can cause this I have not changed anything for her she is w… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
I rescued a newborn duckling a week ago and he/she is not going
I rescued a newborn duckling a week ago and he/she is not going to the bathroom at all since lastnight. I have it eating non-medicated duckling starter mixed with a little water..what can I do for him… read more
Dr. Elaine
Dr. Elaine
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,371 satisfied customers
ducks: nice fenced in area with a house for them and access
I bought 4 ducks in the Summer. We have a nice fenced in area with a house for them and access to two different ponds. We've had a cold a winter and a bunch of snow. I saw that three of the ducks were… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
I have a duck who got an eye injury (lost it it appears).
I have a duck who got an eye injury (lost it it appears). Now there are (I guess) maggots in the socket. Do I let it take care of itself, or put something in the area to kill the maggots? The duck is … read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
I have two pekin ducks and in the last week or so their poop
I have two pekin ducks and in the last week or so their poop has changed to runny black diarreah- they have a swimming pool which I empty each day and fill with clean water each am but could it be tha… read more
Dr. C
Dr. C
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
415 satisfied customers
I just asked about my duck being egg- bound, which is probably
I just asked about my duck being egg- bound, which is probably be what's wrong with her. Does this condition cause her to have bad eggs. A month ago her eggs smelt relly fish when boiled, so we did'nt… read more
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Andrea Roberts
veterinary surgeon
Bachelor's Degree
1,292 satisfied customers
Hi I have a 3yrs old female call duck she has been 100% healthy
Hi I have a 3yrs old female call duck she has been 100% healthy until now but suddlenly she seems very unsteady and weak its look like maybe its her right side more than left but im not sure, she topp… read more
Dr. Wally
Dr. Wally
Small Animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
273 satisfied customers
I have a baby pekin duck that has been healthy, eats the right
I have a baby pekin duck that has been healthy, eats the right diet, and has clean proper bedding, the last 12 hours has had a fever and looks like it's panting...what do I do?… read more
Dr. Wally
Dr. Wally
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Doctoral Degree
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Dr. Pat

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