At this rate they'll be bald!!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by michelle89, Aug 31, 2011.

  1. michelle89

    michelle89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My ducks that is, they are still dropping feathers like crazy!! My yard looks like someone had a pillow fight!! They are about 5 months old so I think they have their adult feathers. Will it stop soon? This is my first time owning ducks so I'm learning as I go:)
    Thanks for the help, everytime I've had a question or concern you guys always help me out! [​IMG]
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Quote:Yep molting and it always looks like someone has been plucking ducks.. [​IMG]
     
  3. jdywntr

    jdywntr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup. I went outside a while back and thought something had gotten into the duck run. It looked like a duck had exploded by all the feathers (of course they were from my fawn & white runner so very noticable).
     
  4. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My ducks are 5 months old, and only my ancona has molted, but I never saw thet she had lost feathers, I only noticed that there were feather on the ground lol.
     
  5. RunnerWhisperer

    RunnerWhisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Ha ha ha! That was probably a site to see!! I find a few white down feathers here and there but not many yet. Mostly in their pen stuck to the chicken wire. I think it blows up into it and sticks.
     
  6. zzGypsy

    zzGypsy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:ha! yep, that's what I always say... you know they're molting when you go in the yard and it looks like a duck exploded!
    or if it looks like you tarred and feathered your fence.
     

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