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I have a female Muscovy duck, she's about a year old and
I have a female Muscovy duck, she's about a year old and over the past couple of days she's stopped being able to stand or walk. She keeps trying to use her wings to stand … read more
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I have a moscovy duck with a broken leg. I have called a
I have a moscovy duck with a broken leg. I have called a bunch of vets and it would cost at least $500 to get his leg set. $190 just to look at him.. is there anything else I can do? … read more
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My duck has been having problems walking. he's being treated
hi my duck has been having problems walking. he's being treated with niacin and vitamin b complex. he got better and has been walking a lot but no he has started to limp on one leg. he still eating a … read more
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She is acting very listless. It has been gettin worse over
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My duck is limping. Started a day or two ago. My nephew
Started a day or two ago. My nephew dropped it about 2-3 feet to the ground. The knee on the right left looks almost out of place? He can walk a little bit on it but keeps laying down, he can still swim too. He's about 2 weeks old. … read more
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One of my ducks seems to have injured its leg and is limping
hello, one of my ducks seems to have injured its leg and is limping badly and it dosent seem to be improving … read more
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Do you have experience with ducks? Two days now. I found her
Two days now. I found her in the morning with he neck caught. Her leg was messed up too. She doesn't have any issues with her neck or wings now and has loads of injury, but she seems to have a hard time keeping her web spread and just drags it behind her when she walks. … read more
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I had a trumpeter swan dropped by my cemetery where we have
I had a trumpeter swan dropped by my cemetery where we have water fowl. He was abandoned along a highway the dnr officer said. I've been raising him for a few months. He has grown up nicely getting al… read more
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One of his legs is limp unless you straighten it out for
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I have a male muscovy that makes a joint clicking sound as
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I have a duck that started limping one day last week, but
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A wild duckling got weak legs. He can't walk he crawls. This
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She is a muscovy around 15 months old. She got treaded a bit
She is a muscovy around 15 months old. She got treaded a bit much by the drake while the other girls were nesting. Her feathers are badly shredded and she is limping. I can't find anything visible wro… read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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I have a Muscovy duck who is about 11-12 weeks old. He can't
Hello, I have a Muscovy duck who is about 11-12 weeks old. He can't stand or walk and is trying to drag himself around with his wings … read more
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We rescued a Peking duck on Monday and he has been showing
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3.4 pound domestic duck, lives outdoors at a pond, minimal
3.4 pound domestic duck, lives outdoors at a pond, minimal human contact. 2-6-16 L. leg hanging limp, cannot walk. 2-7 17 negative for fracture. alert, good appetite, bathes vigorously in bathtub, but… read more
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We have two male pekin ducks in a small pond. They are just over two years old. This morning one of them is limping on his right leg. My son examined the leg and found no injury and the duck did not s… read more
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