Ducklings with red spots!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Bow8746, Mar 4, 2015.

  1. Bow8746

    Bow8746 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm a new user and it took me forever to figure out how to post a forum. lol. I'll get used to it. But my concern today is that recently I've invested in 4 Peking Ducklings and they have recently gained a reddish looking rash at the ends of their wings(elbow) and one is getting a slight red tint along the spine. I'm very concerned. I've read several times on BYC that it could be skin irritation from bedding, not bathing (in which today was their official first bathing day. no soap. Just water.). I'm just worried it my first time with ducklings but not with chickens. Id appreciate any input on the situation. [​IMG]
     
  2. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old are they? Are they shedding their down and starting to get pin feathers?
     
  3. Bow8746

    Bow8746 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'd have to say their between 1 1/2 -2 1/2 weeks old, and on the feathers i'm not quit for certain because its my first time raising ducklings.
     
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