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Help: Duck neck injured

My brother brought me a grown duck that can't hold his head up. I've had him isolated for a couple of days feeding him and he seems no better.  Can anyone tell me what might be wrong.  They said he has been this way for a couple of weeks on the river.

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  • undautriundautri Senior Member
    hi
    can you get it to a vet?
    ducks necks have multiple small bones so it may have a fracture and will be in pain
     another possibility is wry neck which is sometimes caused by a vitamin deficiency - you can give it cage bird vitamins or human baby vitamins
    what is it eating - it needs proper food with lots of greens and protein if its to have any chance of recovery
    keep us updated
    kath x
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