feathers

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by new2ducks, Nov 19, 2012.

  1. new2ducks

    new2ducks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my female khaki campbell's wing feathers (the long ones) seems like they all fell out and no more are coming in! Is this normal? I'm worried about her because she is the smallest of the other ducks. She seems fine otherwise. I feed the peas and corn and kale in the mornings and the love it and also in the afternoon sometimes when they are begging for it. Of course they have their feed put out to.
    Any ideas of what it could be?
     
  2. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    She's molting :) Time of year for that. How long have you noticed this? You should see pin feathers within a week or two, but it may take a little over a month to see them in fully.
     
  3. new2ducks

    new2ducks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for answering. I'll watch for feathers. I noticed it about a week ago.
     
  4. new2ducks

    new2ducks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you again for the explanation about the feathers. She's getting new ones in now and they are so fresh looking and so pretty!
     

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