Ducks losing feathers

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by snyderg08, Aug 4, 2013.

  1. snyderg08

    snyderg08 Out Of The Brooder

    I have two KC girls and one of them is losing a ton of feathers everywhere on her body. Her face is starting to look more fluffy instead of feathery. I don't notice any bugs on her but I also don't really know what I am looking for. Any ideas on what it could be or what I can do for her? They are just eating regular flock raiser since I can't find waterfowl food around here.
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

    Jan 3, 2010
    Southern New England
    How old is she? Might be her first molt?
  3. snyderg08

    snyderg08 Out Of The Brooder

    That's a good question. I am not sure on their ages.
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    If an adult she is probably going into molt, mine are along with my geese it's looking like someone has been plucking out in the yard right now and in the pool too. if they have plenty of water for bathing and as clean as an environment as possible most water fowl don't get external parasites.

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