Duck Health Advise Needed Please

Discussion in 'Poultry Health and Nutrition' started by JanetteK, Mar 12, 2017.

  1. JanetteK

    JanetteK PetForums Newbie

    Mar 12, 2017
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    Hj, I acquired 2 'Aylesbury' rescue ducks from an animal sanctuary last autumn. (I think they might be cherry valley). Anyway, a few months ago one of my girls starting limping, worse when she got up but got better as she moved around. I thought old age and perhaps arthritis, no obvious injury to her foot or leg. More recently she has been wing twitching a lot, it looks involuntary but sometimes she is still and I have now noticed bleeding from her nose. She spends a lot of time just sitting in the water bucket or just sitting in the coup. I am only getting one egg and assume it is her that is not laying but I always find the egg where she sits. I wormec them a couple of months ago with flubenvet and once a week put a poultry drink in the water. They mix with my chickens and eat layers pellets. Any ideas please? I want to get more ducks but worried this could be a contagious disease.
  2. Ceiling Kitty

    Ceiling Kitty Feline Medicine Nerd

    Mar 7, 2010
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    I'd suggest you get her to a vet.