Baby duck rash?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by starsong4u, May 14, 2011.

  1. starsong4u

    starsong4u New Egg

    May 14, 2011
    Our baby ducks are 10 days old.
    They are now in the bathtub with a heater going for them. The room is 80-90 degrees.
    I noticed some red rashy areas on the wings and one has it on her neck.
    They are eating well..
    I have them on meaty bird as well as boiled egg, greens celery and broccoli also scrambled egg.
    They have fresh water in a paint tray in teh tub at all times.

    I notice the redness more when they go into the water to clean themselves.
    There is onlyu about an inch of water in it.

    Anyone that may beable to help me out I woudl be grateful.
    I will try and post a pictures also.



    Last edited: May 14, 2011
  2. DuckiesAndBees

    DuckiesAndBees Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 7, 2011
    I saw the same thing on my pekins when they were a few weeks old. I think it is just where the skin is showing under the down when it gets wet. My ducks are doing great and almost fully feathered now.
  3. Funniducki1

    Funniducki1 Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 16, 2011
    That is just their pink baby skin [​IMG].
    No need to worry. Soon they will be feathered and you won't even be able to tell.
    Have fun with your babies!

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