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I have 2- 5 mo old rouens and they seem healthy but I noticed their beaks are peeling a fine layer off. is this nornal? they do dig around in sand for soil. 

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I have 2- 5 mo old rouens and they seem healthy but I noticed their beaks are peeling a fine layer off. is this nornal? they do dig around in sand for soil. 

Thanks for any info

I have read in the Pekin thread of ducks doing this and they say it is normal so I'd say probably so with yours too. My Muscovy's haven't had peeling bills yet. You might want to post on the Rouen duck thread though and talk to those who have this breed. 

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 Western N.C ~ 17 chickens= EE's, Game, variety of bantams,1Light Brahma, 2 Black Australorps . 5 Muscovy ducks, 8 Indian Runners and 2 Buff Orpington Ducks, 1 Embden gander,1 Toulouse goose , 3 mini Dachshunds, 2 mixed breed, pond goldfish,  and a wonderful Husband who makes it all possible..

 

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I have read in the Pekin thread of ducks doing this and they say it is normal so I'd say probably so with yours too. My Muscovy's haven't had peeling bills yet. You might want to post on the Rouen duck thread though and talk to those who have this breed. 

@Ceil  http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/777392/rouen-duck-thread/1500


Edited by Miss Lydia - 12/29/15 at 3:33pm

 Western N.C ~ 17 chickens= EE's, Game, variety of bantams,1Light Brahma, 2 Black Australorps . 5 Muscovy ducks, 8 Indian Runners and 2 Buff Orpington Ducks, 1 Embden gander,1 Toulouse goose , 3 mini Dachshunds, 2 mixed breed, pond goldfish,  and a wonderful Husband who makes it all possible..

 

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 Western N.C ~ 17 chickens= EE's, Game, variety of bantams,1Light Brahma, 2 Black Australorps . 5 Muscovy ducks, 8 Indian Runners and 2 Buff Orpington Ducks, 1 Embden gander,1 Toulouse goose , 3 mini Dachshunds, 2 mixed breed, pond goldfish,  and a wonderful Husband who makes it all possible..

 

http://www.faithpot.com/you-cover-me/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email...

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