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bloody wing feathers growing in

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by mandabach, Nov 30, 2015.

  1. mandabach

    mandabach Out Of The Brooder

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    On of my Ancona ducks just started big new wing feather growth just as winter hit us. She seems to be managing the cold okay, despite being mid-molt at the wrong time of year.

    But this morning I noticed a little blood near the wing feather growth, and I'm noticing very prominent blood in the quills--more than I have seen before.

    Any ideas on what could be going on or what action I should take? I worry about her in the cold, though at night she and her six sisters are cozy in a straw bale hut.
     

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