Flaking skin on feet

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  1. Aphrael

    Aphrael Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My daughter has two ducklings and the webbing on their feet is flaking skin a little bit. It isn't a whole lot just enough for her to notice it. Is this normal? Do ducklings normally shed some skin from their feet as they grow, or is this something I should be concerned about?
     
  2. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    Yup, perfectly normal part of the skin growth. It will stop when they are almost full grown.
     
  3. iluvsedward

    iluvsedward Overrun With Chickens

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    I had the same thing with my ducklings. I was worried but it went away when they grew up.
     
  4. DenverDucky

    DenverDucky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My duck still gets flaky feet sometimes after her bath. Are lotions good for them?
     
  5. Aphrael

    Aphrael Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good to hear. She'll be relieved when I tell her. Thanks so much for your replies. [​IMG]
     
  6. The Howards

    The Howards Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sometimes I rub completely in very light layer of petroleum jelly on their legs and feet.
     
  7. DenverDucky

    DenverDucky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know I have some of that around! Thanks for the tip :)
     

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