Anything I can give them to help re-grow feathers?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Mom2Munchkins, Jun 28, 2010.

  1. Mom2Munchkins

    Mom2Munchkins Songster

    Mar 2, 2009
    Upstate NY
    Do any certain food help feather growth? My drakes beat the heck outta 3 of my hens and now that I've gotten rid of all but 2 of the drakes, I would like them to get their beauty back. [​IMG] Anything out there to help, or it'll just happen with time?
  2. Fourgirlsoneboy

    Fourgirlsoneboy Pullus Parvus

    Aug 16, 2009
    West Virginia
    Can you please pm or email me? I have been trying to get ahold of you!
  3. nettie

    nettie Enslaved by Indoor Ducks

    Nov 20, 2008
    Chicago, IL
    A little extra protein goes a long way.... We usually give them worms or feeder fish during molts. Scrambled eggs and a little cottage cheese will help too.

    YOu can also put some vitamins in their water/feed. a little boost always helps. Also, feathers will only grow back if they've been plucked all the way out. If they were cut or broke, they wont grown back until after molting.

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