Ducklings with bald patches around eyes?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Anabariful, Jun 6, 2017.

  1. Anabariful

    Anabariful Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello all,

    I have 3 Indian Runner ducklings and they have small balding spots/patches around their eyes? I checked them over and there are no mites. I have just switched them over to a larger watering bowl so that they can dunk their heads completely in as previously they weren't able to. I will try to add some pictures later. Any clue what's going on? No other symptoms and everyone seems healthy otherwise.
     
  2. DancingWthDucks

    DancingWthDucks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's probally just caused by the fact that they couldn't properly wash their faces in the waterer. As long as the skin isn't sore, they should be fine.
     
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  3. Anabariful

    Anabariful Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! After a quick search, I couldn't find any info on it. Hoping it clears up now that they have a proper water source. :)
     

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