Peking duck waddles?

Nao57

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So sometimes when I'm watching my peking ducks, I have a hard time telling if they are just doing their normal duck waddle walk or if they actually have a leg problem or injury.

I wondered about your thoughts on this.

The peking breed particularly waddles more than normal. So its hard to tell.

Side note; don't let this discourage you as pekings have many favorable traits still. They have arguably some of the best eggs, large size, good quality, almost goose size in nature.
 

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I got nothing for ya. I have done many an impromptu leg exam to discover absolutely nothing was wrong.
 

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Is the waddle just an exaggerated side-to-side waddle or does it look like the duck is limping?

Do you give your ducks extra niacin/brewers yeast?

I have one female duck that need extra brewers yeast to keep her legs happy.
 

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Is the waddle just an exaggerated side-to-side waddle or does it look like the duck is limping?

Do you give your ducks extra niacin/brewers yeast?

I have one female duck that need extra brewers yeast to keep her legs happy.

I hadn't thought about that. I've started doing fermented feed recently, so there must be some I guess.
 

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