Cheek puffs on duckling

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by MissTeal, May 7, 2017.

  1. MissTeal

    MissTeal Just Hatched

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    I have two ducklings and one(on the right) is what I thought was a Pekin, but it has these feather poofs on its cheeks. I was wondering anyone knows what those are?[​IMG]
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I'm sorry I am not seeing them can you get a better pic? Sure are cute littles.
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    Last edited: May 7, 2017
  3. TLWR

    TLWR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm guessing the poof might be the little spot of feathers that sticks out behind and below the eye - that's his ear. That ducklings feathers just don't lay quite as flat across the ear.

    Unless you mean something else, and I don't see it either.
     

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