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My pekin duck sunshine all of a sudden is limping and almost
Good morning, my pekin duck sunshine all of a sudden is limping and almost tripping over his own feet you can tell by the way he's walking that his left foot is nothing him anything I can do? I'm new … read more
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I have a duck that's about 3 weeks old and his leg is bent
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My 5 week old duck is limping. I believe he has a niacin
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I was recently given a duck that I believe had niacin
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My 5 months old Pekín Duck has a niacin deficiency causing
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My duckling is having trouble walking. She doesn't have any
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I just had a question about a walking deficiency that one of
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Duck has something wrong with leg does not put weight on it
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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
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I have a sick Pekin duckling that is 5 wks old that is very
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I have 2 pekin ducks and one seems sick. It's been about 5
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My 4 week old Pekin duck started showing lack of niacin 2
my 4 week old Pekin duck started showing lack of niacin 2 days ago. her legs are shaky and now shes super pigeon toed and walks on her feet. other then that shes eating, drinking water. Im syringe fee… read more
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A wild duckling got weak legs. He can't walk he crawls. This
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What are the recommendations for a 5 week old Pekin with wry
What are the recommendations for a 5 week old Pekin with wry neck? He eats Purina poultry starter mixed with duck all life stages food along with peas. Brewers yeast and Nutri Drench a few drops per d… read more
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ducks: efowl and all came healthy..seemed well..difficulty walking
Greetings and Salutations! I ordered my ducks (4 in total, 2 Pekin and 2 Black Swedish) from Efowl and all came healthy. All seemed well until the 3rd week, it was then one of the pekin ducks started … read more
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I have a nine week old Mexican squealer duck that I have raised
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