Duckling with a red bald spot

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Corrigan, Apr 12, 2009.

  1. Corrigan

    Corrigan Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 12, 2009
    We just got five Khaki Campbell ducklings on Friday and one of has a red, bald spot on the back of its neck. Is this a serious problem and should we separate it from the others? (That feels so mean, but of course we would do it if necessary.) Thanks!
  2. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

    Jun 14, 2008
    South Puget Sound
    Keep a close eye on the interactions. Are the others picking on this duckling? If so, the separate immediately. If not, I'd leave her in with the others.

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