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I have two 5 month old pekins that had different stages of
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T Fisher DVM
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I have a pekin duck with a dislocated leg the vet I took her
I have a pekin duck with a dislocated leg the vet I took her to said they can't keep it in place to fix it are they anything I can do to help her to be able to move around with out walking on the bott… read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
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Well it cost me? The closest avian vet is over 100 miles
Well it cost me? The closest avian vet is over 100 miles from me. … read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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One of my female pekin ducks obtained a head wound that
One of my female pekin ducks obtained a head wound that involves feather loss, dried blood, and swelling on one side of her face. … read more
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I took my pekin duck to the vet yesterday for an injured
I took my pekin duck to the vet yesterday for an injured leg. While she was there they also found a blood blister on her wing and said they were going to pluck the feather. Just a few minutes ago, her… read more
David
David
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I have two Silver Appleyards that are almost 3 mos old. They
I have two Silver Appleyards that are almost 3 mos old. They both seemed to be getting around fine with the rest of the flock as of a couple of days ago. The following symptoms occurred in the first o… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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I have 3 Pekin ducks, all about 6 months. 2 female and 1
I have 3 Pekin ducks, all about 6 months. 2 female and 1 male. All look healthy, but I started to notice one female with discoloration above and around the white of the beak. It looks spotted and gree… read more
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DavidH1117
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I think my pekin duck has scoliosis. Is there anything that
I think my pekin duck has scoliosis. Is there anything that can be done to help her walk a little easier? … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,949 satisfied customers
We now have 3 female ducks, 2 mallards and 1 pekin. All are
We now have 3 female ducks, 2 mallards and 1 pekin. All are laying. Is it normal for them to mount each other? We have noticed that the pekin will mount one of the mallards and/or one mallard will mou… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
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Have a 4 week old crested pekin duck with very large
have a 4 week old crested pekin duck with very large crest!!! Hangs to one side and now she's bleeding under crest - I believe from her scratching at it? … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,949 satisfied customers
Our female duck last 11 days ago the day after we brought
Our female duck last laid 11 days ago the day after we brought her home but she hasn't laid since. Is there anything we can do or should be doing? She is eating and drinking fine and is more integrate… read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,949 satisfied customers
I have a 8 yr old Peking duck female. She acts like she is
I have a 8 yr old Peking duck female. She acts like she is having issues laying and does not quack, sleeps most of the day, ate a few green peas yesterday. Stopped grooming … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
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I have a pet duck, about 9 months old, who is breathing
Hi. I have a pet duck, about 9 months old, who is breathing heavily and has been for a while this afternoon. Her narals seem clear and she's been foraging and swimming and hanging out with her flock m… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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I have a 14 month pekin duck, Laffy, who is starting to worry
I have a 14 month pekin duck, Laffy, who is starting to worry me. She has completely quit laying eggs. I have maybe gotten 2 eggs (not normal size or color for her) in the last 2 months. She isnt as a… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
duck: months old..family pet..her poop is very runny and black
My pekin duck is only 6 months old she is a family pet and has started to lay eggs about 2weeks ago. Since she has been laying eggs (and not ever before) her poop is very runny and black. I have been … read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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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
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Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
helloi have a pekin duck. a couple weeks ago i noticed
hello i have a pekin duck. a couple weeks ago i noticed a dark spot under his wing, i thought it was dirt. the spot is now larger and is under both wings. he is an outside pet and lives with another p… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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We have a pet Rouen duck. She has a slight limp and her feathers
We have a pet Rouen duck. She has a slight limp and her feathers look less bright. Her front chest looks as though she is losing feathers or molting. Should we take her to the vet, or is she sick? Tha… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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