Drake feather at 7 weeks???

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by aineheartsyou, Aug 16, 2011.

  1. aineheartsyou

    aineheartsyou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When I was bringing everyone in for the night I noticed one of my penciled blue fawn runners has a curly tail feather [​IMG]
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  2. aineheartsyou

    aineheartsyou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it possible? they all still have some baby fuzz
     
  3. MarieNC

    MarieNC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sure looks like a drake feather but I don't know if they can get them that early. It took four months to see drake feathers in my boys. Will be interested to hear from others about this.
     
  4. newbyduckmom

    newbyduckmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, I didn't see drake feathers until at least 4 months on my Khakis and Magpie!
     
  5. aineheartsyou

    aineheartsyou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My welshie males did not get their drake feathers until their first moult at around 4 months old. This fellow is the only one in the bunch with the tail curl [​IMG]
     
  6. chickenboy1

    chickenboy1 Out Of The Brooder

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    For some reason mine did the same 4 drakes look just like the dad have full coloring and still have fuzz and just getting drake sound they peep then out of no were on will crack a quak haha also they are not even a month old.
     

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