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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. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    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. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    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. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    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.
     
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    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    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 Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    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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