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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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I took my pekin duck to the vet yesterday for an injured
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We have pekin that's has had bumblefoot for about a month.
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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I have a sick Pekin duckling that is 5 wks old that is very
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3 weeks old. Today she started breathing a little heavy and
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I have a Pekin duck and she is very unbalanced. Falls over
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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I have 2 Pekin ducks that were attacked by our dogs about a
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My male indian runner has a "cyst" on his beak. We just
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My four month old female pekin has become weak in the legs x
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