Crested duck help!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Cluckandwaddle, Oct 23, 2013.

  1. Cluckandwaddle

    Cluckandwaddle New Egg

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    I have a white crested duck that is 6 months old. I also have 3 other pekin ducks. Recently I have noticed my crested duck ( Daisy's ) crest has been getting smaller. Today I noticed it's almost gone! I am worried about my little duck! Could this be seasonal or something to do with diet? Any information would be greatly appreciated! :(
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Are the other ducks boys? Have you seen mating activity lately?
     
  3. Cluckandwaddle

    Cluckandwaddle New Egg

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    Yes 2 of the other ducks are males. I do see occasional mating activity. I usually see it in the pond but I have never seen a duck pull, peck, or pluck at her.
     
  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    They could be pulling the crest during breeding activity. Are the drakes aggressive during breeding? You might only be able to keep one drake with that many ducks.
     

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