duck with skin rubbed raw?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by jujubean99, May 30, 2010.

  1. jujubean99

    jujubean99 Songster

    Apr 5, 2010
    my ducks are about a month old and one of them has her pointy wing feather tube things coming in and they are rubbing parts of her skin raw. She bleeds sometimes and it looks painful. Should I wrap her in gauze with neosporin? Would that be helpful? What else should I do for her? Thanks!

  2. Kim65

    Kim65 Songster

    May 29, 2009
    Washington state
    Poor ducky [​IMG] That sounds like a good idea. Prevent infection, and those feathers will grow soft feather tips and stop scratching in time. I think that would be enough to just put neosporin on the raw places.

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