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I have a duck about 10 months old and he is stumbling all
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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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I had a trumpeter swan dropped by my cemetery where we have
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My 8 month old Peking drake has a large bumble. It does not
My 8 month old Peking drake has a large bumble. It does not seem to be bothering him as far as walking or anything else. I tried soaks and antibiotic ointment with a wrap. Did this for a week or so an… read more
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My 2 yr old Pekin has been limping since June. I've taken
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My duck lives in a cage on a bed she jumped and hit the wall
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My peking duck's wings have these growths on the edges that
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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I just had a question about a walking deficiency that one of
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Can I surgically remove bumblefoot off my ducks two feet
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I have a 9 year old male Pekin duck who all of a sudden
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My duck came out of her couple this morning and can not put
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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
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I was just given a duck that was born with a crooked foot.
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I think my peking duck has some bumblefoot. R foot hind toe
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Our 9 mon. old female Peking has developed what I think in
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, I have a duck that her legs are cramping up and she can
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I have a 1 1/2 female mallard, long sorry short, she is having
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