Is my duck just molting? Losing wing feathers

Amorgan8688

Songster
Apr 18, 2018
55
67
116
Oklahoma
So I picked up a handful of feathers (from my ducks wings) this morning. He is molting his little fluff like normal but I have never seen full feathers like this. He is an only duck but doesn’t appear stressed or unhappy. He comes In the house and plays when he wants and I often go outside and visit with him as well. He has toys and a mirror that he loves. His (he’s a Rouen mallard drake) colors on his wings are gone. Is he molting these? I checked for mites and he doesn’t have any that I can see. He doesn’t seem like he’s hurting. Also....when he flaps it looks like most of his wings are missing. Will these feathers grow back? How do I give him more nutrients if he is lacking those?
 

Amorgan8688

Songster
Apr 18, 2018
55
67
116
Oklahoma
So I picked up a handful of feathers (from my ducks wings) this morning. He is molting his little fluff like normal but I have never seen full feathers like this. He is an only duck but doesn’t appear stressed or unhappy. He comes In the house and plays when he wants and I often go outside and visit with him as well. He has toys and a mirror that he loves. His (he’s a Rouen mallard drake) colors on his wings are gone. Is he molting these? I checked for mites and he doesn’t have any that I can see. He doesn’t seem like he’s hurting. Also....when he flaps it looks like most of his wings are missing. Will these feathers grow back? How do I give him more nutrients if he is lacking those?
Also, his head has hit its brown stage
 

QuackInn

In the Brooder
Mar 5, 2019
20
43
44
I have 2 female ducks and one is losing her feathers. Mostly tail feathers. Is this the same thing? Wouldn’t both be losing them?
 

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