Concerned about Peking Duckling’ lack of feathersthe nun

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by chickduck62, Sep 21, 2018.

  1. chickduck62

    chickduck62 Hatching

    Sep 21, 2018
    Hi everyone,
    My friends and I are raising two ducklings for egg harvesting, and the baby Peking ducling has very raw, pink feathers. I am worried that she might have some kind of infection. But being a new “mom” I simply could be overreacting. Any advice would ne GREATLY appreciated.

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  2. Flockandfowl46

    Flockandfowl46 Crowing

    Mar 28, 2018
    Southwest Virginia USA
    Looks like other duckling may be chewing on it which is not uncommon what size is your brooder photos would help and what are you feeding?
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  3. chickens really

    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    Many times Ducklings lose the down before the feathers come in so begin to look a bit patchy. Very cute Ducklings.
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