This is a list of 52 duck health problems, diseases, and sicknesses, with links to resources about each one.

Viral Diseases


Avian Influenza

http://www.duckdvm.com/condition/avian-influenza

https://www.merckvetmanual.com/poultry/avian-influenza/overview-of-avian-influenza

Circovirus

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duck_circovirus

http://www.thepoultrysite.com/articles/2051/major-viral-diseases-of-waterfowl-and-their-control/

Duck Virus Enteritis (DVE) / Duck Plague

https://www.msdvetmanual.com/poultry/duck-viral-enteritis/overview-of-duck-viral-enteritis

http://www.duckdvm.com/condition/duck-viral-enteritis

Duck Virus Hepatitis (DVH)

https://www.msdvetmanual.com/poultry/duck-viral-hepatitis/overview-of-duck-viral-hepatitis

http://www.duckdvm.com/condition/duck-viral-hepatitis

Infectious Bronchitis

https://poultrykeeper.com/respiratory-problems/infectious-bronchitis/

https://www.merckvetmanual.com/poultry/infectious-bronchitis/overview-of-infectious-bronchitis-in-poultry

https://www.farmhealthonline.com/US/disease-management/poultry-diseases/infectious-bronchitis/

http://www.poultryhub.org/health/disease/types-of-disease/infectious-bronchitis/

Infectious LaryngoTracheitis

https://poultrykeeper.com/respiratory-problems/infectious-laryngiotracheitis-ilt/

https://www.msdvetmanual.com/poultry/infectious-laryngotracheitis/overview-of-infectious-laryngotracheitis-in-poultry

http://www.thepoultrysite.com/diseaseinfo/83/infectious-laryngotracheitis-ilt/

Newcastle Disease

http://www.thepoultrysite.com/diseaseinfo/111/newcastle-disease-paramyxovirus-1/

https://www.msdvetmanual.com/poultry/newcastle-disease-and-other-paramyxovirus-infections/newcastle-disease-in-poultry

http://www.poultryhub.org/health/disease/types-of-disease/newcastle-disease/

Viral Arthritis / Tenosynovitis

https://www.msdvetmanual.com/poultry/viral-arthritis/overview-of-viral-arthritis-in-poultry

http://wildpro.twycrosszoo.org/S/00dis/viral/Reovirus_infection.htm

http://www.thepoultrysite.com/diseaseinfo/164/viral-arthritis/

http://www.poultryhub.org/health/disease/types-of-disease/viral-arthritis-tenosynovitis/

Bacterial Diseases

Bumblefoot / Staphyloccocus Infection

https://www.fresheggsdaily.com/2012/03/bumblefoot.html

http://www.duckdvm.com/condition/bumblefoot

http://www.poultrydvm.com/condition/bumblefoot

Chlamydiosis

https://poultrykeeper.com/respiratory-problems/chlamydiosis-in-poultry/

Colibacillosis / E.coli

https://www.msdvetmanual.com/poultry/colibacillosis/overview-of-colibacillosis-in-poultry

Mycoplasma Gallisepticum Infection

https://poultrykeeper.com/respiratory-problems/mycoplasma/

https://www.msdvetmanual.com/poultry/mycoplasmosis/mycoplasma-synoviae-infection-in-poultry

https://extension.umaine.edu/livestock/poultry/mycoplasma-gallisepticum-faq/

http://www.thepoultrysite.com/diseaseinfo/94/mycoplasma-gallisepticum-infection-mg-chronic-respiratory-disease-chickens/

http://www.poultrydvm.com/pathogens/mycoplasma-gallisepticum

Riemerella Anatipestifer Infection / Pasteurella / Avian Cholera

https://www.msdvetmanual.com/poultry/riemerella-anatipestifer-infection/overview-of-riemerella-anatipestifer-infection-in-poultry

Salmonellosis

http://www.duckdvm.com/condition/salmonellosis

Spirochetosis

http://www.poultrydvm.com/condition/avian-spirochetosis

https://www.msdvetmanual.com/poultry/avian-spirochetosis/overview-of-avian-spirochetosis

Streptococcal Infection

http://www.thepoultrysite.com/diseaseinfo/92/streptococcus-bovis-septicaemia/

https://en.wikivet.net/Streptococcus_%26_Enterococcus_Infections_-_Poultry

Fungal Infections

Aspergillosis / Mycosis

http://www.duckdvm.com/condition/aspergillosis

Nutritional Deficiencies

Angel Wing / Slipped Wing

http://www.duckdvm.com/condition/angel-wing

https://blog.cacklehatchery.com/how-to-prevent-angel-wing-in-ducks-and-geese/

https://www.mailorderpoultry.com/angel-wing-in-ducks-symptoms-causes-cures/#

Choline Deficiency

http://www.duckdvm.com/condition/choline-deficiency

Niacin Deficiency / Vitamin B3 Deficiency

http://www.duckdvm.com/condition/niacin-deficiency

https://www.fresheggsdaily.com/2018/05/ducks-need-niacin-aka-ducks-love-peas.html

http://tiramarhomestead.com/2018/05/what-you-need-to-know-about-ducks-and-niacin/

https://metzerfarms.blogspot.com/2011/03/are-my-ducklings-leg-problems-due-to.html

https://www.backyardchickens.com/articles/foot-and-leg-problems-in-waterfowl-niacin-deficiency.68003/

Rickets

http://www.poultrydvm.com/condition/rickets

http://www.poultryhub.org/health/disease/types-of-disease/rickets-and-cage-layer-fatigue/

Thiamine Deficiency

http://www.duckdvm.com/condition/thiamin-deficiency

Vitamin A Deficiency

http://www.duckdvm.com/condition/vitamin-a-deficiency

Vitamin B6 Deficiency

http://www.duckdvm.com/condition/vitamin-B6-deficiency

Vitamin D Deficiency

http://www.duckdvm.com/condition/vitamin-d-deficiency

Parasites

Cecal Worms

https://poultrykeeper.com/digestive-system-problems/cecal-worms-or-heterakis-gallinarum/

Gapeworm

https://poultrykeeper.com/respiratory-problems/gapeworm/

Gizzard Worm

https://poultrykeeper.com/digestive-system-problems/gizzard-worm-amidostomum-anseris/

Large Roundworm

https://poultrykeeper.com/digestive-system-problems/large-roundworm-or-ascarida-galli/

Lice

https://poultrykeeper.com/external-problems/lice-on-chickens-and-poultry/

http://www.duckdvm.com/condition/lice

Mites

http://www.majesticwaterfowl.org/mmissue13.htm

http://www.duckdvm.com/condition/mites

Tapeworms

https://poultrykeeper.com/digestive-system-problems/tape-worms-or-cestodes/

Poisoning

Aflatoxin Poisoning

http://www.duckdvm.com/condition/aflatoxicosis

http://www.thepoultrysite.com/diseaseinfo/100/mycotoxicosis/

Botulism

https://www.msdvetmanual.com/poultry/botulism/overview-of-botulism-in-poultry

http://www.duckdvm.com/condition/botulism

https://www.beautyofbirds.com/botulism.html

Castor Bean Poisoning

https://ahdc.vet.cornell.edu/Sects/duck/health.cfm

Hardware Disease

https://www.fresheggsdaily.com/2015/07/preventing-hardware-disease-heavy-metal.html

Insecticides and Rodenticides

https://ahdc.vet.cornell.edu/Sects/duck/health.cfm

http://www.duckdvm.com/condition/rodenticide-toxicity

Rapeseed Meal Poisoning:

https://ahdc.vet.cornell.edu/Sects/duck/health.cfm

Zinc Poisoning

http://www.duckdvm.com/condition/zinc-poisoning

Miscellaneous Health Problems

Blocked Tear Duct

http://www.duckdvm.com/condition/blocked-tear-duct

Conjunctivitis / Pink Eye

http://www.duckdvm.com/condition/dry-eye

Curled Toes

https://sites.google.com/a/larsencreek.com/chicken-orthopedics/

http://www.farmingfriends.com/curled-toes-on-newly-hatched-ducklings/

Egg Binding

https://www.backyardchickens.com/articles/egg-binding-symptoms-treatment-and-prevention.66978/

http://www.duckdvm.com/condition/egg-binding

https://www.shagbarkbantams.com/egg-binding/

Egg Yolk Peritonitis

http://www.theveterinaryexpert.com/backyard-poultry/egg-yolk-peritonitis/

http://www.duckdvm.com/condition/egg-yolk-peritonitis

Foamy Eye

https://www.thecapecoop.com/foamy-eye-disease-ducks/

https://www.fresheggsdaily.com/2015/08/treating-foamy-eye-and-sinus-issues-in.html

Impacted Crop

http://www.majesticwaterfowl.org/mmissue46.htm

https://poultrykeeper.com/digestive-system-problems/impacted-crop/

Lameness

https://poultrykeeper.com/skeletal-and-muscular-disorders/lameness/

https://blog.cacklehatchery.com/what-causes-a-duck-to-limp-and-go-lame/

Prolapsed Penis/Vent

http://www.duckdvm.com/condition/penis-prolapse

http://www.majesticwaterfowl.org/mmissue28.htm

https://www.fresheggsdaily.com/2014/05/natural-treatment-of-vent-prolapse-in.html

http://www.duckdvm.com/condition/oviduct-prolapse

https://poultrykeeper.com/reproductive-system-problems/prolapsed-oviduct/

Sinusitis / Sinus Infection

https://www.fresheggsdaily.com/2015/08/treating-foamy-eye-and-sinus-issues-in.html

http://www.poultrydvm.com/condition/sinusitis

Tear Duct Infection

http://www.majesticwaterfowl.org/mmissue32.htm

Water Belly / Ascites

https://commonsensehome.com/ascites-in-ducks/

https://www.fresheggsdaily.com/2017/06/water-belly-or-ascites-in-backyard.html

Wet Feather

https://www.hobbyfarms.com/how-to-treat-wet-feather-in-ducks/

https://www.fresheggsdaily.com/2016/02/treating-and-preventing-wet-feather-in.html

http://www.duckdvm.com/condition/wet-feather

https://poultrykeeper.com/external-problems/wet-feather/

Wry Neck

https://www.fresheggsdaily.com/2014/04/preventing-and-treating-wry-neck-in.html

http://www.poultrydvm.com/condition/wry-neck


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