Feathering

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Smallbone12, Aug 23, 2019.

  1. Smallbone12

    Smallbone12 In the Brooder

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    My 5-6 week old ducklings have been feathering, but one of them is bleeding on her wing. Is this normal 20190823_121204.jpg 20190823_121154.jpg
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Great Horny Toads

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    Looks like a broken blood feather to me. When new feathers grow in they have a blood supply which recedes after the feather is done growing. If it doesn't stop after adding some sort of blood stop product, or in a pinch, flour, or cornstarch, you will need to pluck it out totally to stop the bleeding.
     
  3. Smallbone12

    Smallbone12 In the Brooder

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    She didn't have feathers there last week
     

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