ducks and feathers

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by new2ducks, Aug 2, 2012.

  1. new2ducks

    new2ducks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my 2 cayuga ducks are starting to shed feathers...they are everywhere! my ducks are healthy and full of feathers...these are smaller, finer feathers, it looks like they're shedding....does that happen?
    Also they are very interesting lately in their mortar tub pool. it looks like they're playing that old "motor boat" game...they run around in the tub and splash everywhere and then jump out, flap their wings and run around for just a second...it's really funny to watch!
     
  2. Mum

    Mum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old are they?
     
  3. new2ducks

    new2ducks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they are about 11 weeks old
     
  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Sounds like a possible moult.
     
  5. new2ducks

    new2ducks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is that normal?
     
  6. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Yes it is.
     
  7. Mum

    Mum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree with Kevin, at 11 weeks they are changing their teen clothing for their adult clothing.
     

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