Is my duck moulting or sick?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Careta, Oct 25, 2014.

  1. Careta

    Careta Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi All,

    I'm a new duck owner (though I've had chickens for a whlle) and I've been away for a couple of weeks to come back and find one of ducks is looking terribly scraggly. I'm not sure if she's moulting or if she's sick or has mites. The other ducks and chickens are all fine and we are coming into summer in Australia so I guess I was just hoping from some reassurance from some duck experts out there...

    I'd really appreciate any comments.

    Thanks so much in advance everyone.

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  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Looks like she is molting, I would take a really close look at her, though, just to put your own mind at ease.
     
  3. Careta

    Careta Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks very much Amiga. Much appreciated.
     
    Last edited: Oct 25, 2014

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