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Duck Bill Maintenance

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by sminer03, Jul 3, 2016.

  1. sminer03

    sminer03 Hatching

    Jun 10, 2016
    Hi duck lovers! Does anyone know if I should be taking extra steps to to maintain healthy bills on my Pekins (they are 4 months old)? Their bills turn white on the tip when they are in the pond sucking mud too long. And I have one that gouged the top of her bill on something. Another has an area in the shape of a circle that feels softer than the rest.
    I am not sure if these are normal "wear and tear" things that happen to their bills. But I just want to be sure, and would like to know if there is anything out there I should be giving them to make their bills stronger?
    Thanks for the help.

    New worried duck mommy

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