How long does their 8 week old molt last?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Featherland, Sep 27, 2010.

  1. Featherland

    Featherland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It seems as soon as my ducks were finally fully feathered they started going through their next molt. How long will it last? And will they still look like juveniles or will they look like adults afterward?
     
  2. LuckyDuck411

    LuckyDuck411 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have Pekins. They started molting at 8 weeks and are just now finishing up. They are 13 wks as of this past Sunday! Mine look about the same as they did before. Their feathers are more of a creamy color though. Hope that helps some!
     
  3. Featherland

    Featherland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. So they will still have juvenile feathers. When do they get their adult feathers?
     
  4. nettie

    nettie Enslaved by Indoor Ducks

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    most male colorings, like in mallards doesn't show up until about 4-5 months old
     

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