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Dirty pekin!!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by SydneyAshcraft, May 20, 2016.

  1. SydneyAshcraft

    SydneyAshcraft Just Hatched

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    I have two 5 week old Pekin ducklings. Both of them absolutely love the water and especially the mud. They both play in the mud but one gets exceptionally dirty and it looks like when she poops it stays on her bottom. I'm a little concerned but I think she may just be a dirty duck. We think that one of them is a boy and one is a girl. The one that we think is the girl is the smaller one and I hope that nothing is wrong with her and that she may just be a little lazy. If anyone has any advice I really appreciate it.
     
  2. dotknott

    dotknott Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you give her some bath time, does she clean up?
     
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  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

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    If her vent is not fairly clean, I wonder if she could benefit from some probiotics.

    What do they eat, and how often? Ducklings need food with water 24/7.
     
  4. SydneyAshcraft

    SydneyAshcraft Just Hatched

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    Yeah actually, her vent is pretty dirty as well. Both of the ducks have food and water available at the same time but we are feeding them chicken feed since they live with chickens.
     
  5. SydneyAshcraft

    SydneyAshcraft Just Hatched

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    Yeah she cleans up just fine like nothing ever happened.
     

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