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My wife brought home an injured duck. He's breathing heavy
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My duck was attacked by a fox. 12 hours. We were there when
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She was injured by a dog last Friday. She has a wound that
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My duck just got attacked but a raccoon and he is shaking
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My 18-month-old pek in duck was bitten by a raccoon about 36
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I have a Pekin duck. several actually. Sunday morning two of
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Our ducks were attacked by raccoons and have bloody puncture
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Our let Duck was attached the other night, chunk of flesh
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I am raising mallard and pekin ducks since hatched. They are
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My roosters are getting swollen knuckles in their feet. One
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Doctoral Degree
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Dr. Bob

Dr. Bob

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35 years in general practice, including avian.

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