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Cancer in ducks? (peticularly pekin)

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by MohicanHase, Aug 3, 2014.

  1. MohicanHase

    MohicanHase Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has anyone ever had their ducks with lighter bills get cancer of their bills due to sun? I am just curios if that's a thing, or if they have some sort of protection on their uncolored bills from the sun? I just thought of this while holding my pekin today, because i now the less melanin you have th more easy it is to get sun cancer, but can no melanin in the bill give higher chance of sun cancer in their bills. Just curios if anyone has experienced bill cancer in ducks of any breed, and if its possibly higher chance in lighter colored ducks.
     

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