Beginning of a crest?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by QuackinMeUp, Feb 13, 2018.

  1. QuackinMeUp

    QuackinMeUp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my ducklings has a little poof of hair that I swear wasn' there yesterday lol is it the beginning of a crest? If so, so they still lay normal? 20180213_212516.jpg 20180213_212409.jpg 20180213_212607.jpg
     
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  2. Runnerducks1

    Runnerducks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Might be... what breed are they?
     
  3. QuackinMeUp

    QuackinMeUp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am not entirely sure...I'm a new duck owner and went to atwoods. I' pretty sure goldilocks, the one with the poof is a pekin. Also, the third pic isn' her, lol
     
  4. AmazingRachel

    AmazingRachel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could be a White Crested Duck, their appearance is very similar to Pekins. Although, it is a very small crest compared to others in the breed.
     
  5. QuackinMeUp

    QuackinMeUp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It just popped and I was like um.. what in the world is that. I really hope she doesn't end up having neurological issues :(
     
  6. FarmerGirl101

    FarmerGirl101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could you maybe post a follow up picture on Saturday or Sunday?
     
  7. QuackinMeUp

    QuackinMeUp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, I sure will. Im.assuming you think it will grow??
     
  8. acceabex

    acceabex Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have two crested ducks and they both came with the crest pretty obvious even at a few days old.

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  9. Hello. I don't think that crest should cause any real issues. It's small. Crests are caused by the amount of skull that's not closed..Don't allow it to get bred if it's a Hen. Could possibly cause brain damage.
     
  10. QuackinMeUp

    QuackinMeUp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Goldis little poof looks just like that but she did not have it when I got her. I have her almost two.weeks now.
     

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