Just wondering if anyone else has ever seen a duckling with an odd red mass on the top of his head. He is acting like a normal ducking. he hatched out just a couple hours ago and is doing good. Anyone know what would cause this? genetics? back luck? bad incubation? Any chance that is will go away?
Parents are "feed store" stock pekin ducks, there is one blue swedish male that also runs with them, so could be a cross. I incubated him and 28 other eggs in an LG incubator, 5 total have hatched, the other 4 are normal, but they are hatching about 2 days late (day 28 was Saturday at noon, and these guys all started pipping Sunday morning, and hatching out today, Monday)