Duck Feet Splitting?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Peep-Chicken, May 16, 2017.

  1. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Happened to look at his feet and notice a lot of splitting.
     

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  2. What are they walking on?....Looks like cuts to the foot....
     
  3. Alaskan

    Alaskan The Frosted Flake

    That happens when the litter isn't kept clean enough.

    With ducks it is a constant struggle...silly beasts make a crazy mess.
     
  4. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm in the process of building his new coop. His current one is my spare which isn't that big, and while the coop area is clean, the run is a muddy mess. He should be going into his new coop by the weeekend. :)
    Thanks!
     
  5. If you can drop some straw or even a piece of plywood down so it has something dry to sit on and get out if the mud when needed....:frow
     
  6. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    When he gets into his new coop, how should I keep his pond area relatively clean?
     
  7. That's a hard one.....What type of pond is it?
     
  8. Peep-Chicken

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    It's a plastic above ground one.
     
  9. Great....Just dump it out....Put gravel down so it can drain and then you can hose it all off....:yesss:
     
  10. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Or keep it out of his pen. I can't imagine having a pool inside a pen but I have 13 ducks and 2 geese the ducks love to make mud pies they even manage to get through any rock we put down. :rolleyes:
     
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