Is my duck ok?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by happyhens44, May 17, 2010.

  1. happyhens44

    happyhens44 BroodyAddict

    Apr 25, 2010
    Northern WI
    When I bought my duck on the side of his head is a puff of fluffy fur. (mallard btw) well I want to know if thats dangerous or is he or she gong to loose it wonse it gets its feathers in....?



    I will post some pics on it later
     
  2. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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  3. happyhens44

    happyhens44 BroodyAddict

    Apr 25, 2010
    Northern WI
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  4. 1lpoock

    1lpoock Spruce Creek Waterfowl

    Apr 20, 2009
    Sandusky, Ohio
    Yep thats a crest and your duck is perfectly fine. When he gets his adult plumage that crest will be all fluffy feathers...kind of like and afro on a duck [​IMG]
     
  5. happyhens44

    happyhens44 BroodyAddict

    Apr 25, 2010
    Northern WI
    cool, thanks. I got that duck from a feed store. I talked to my sisters friend and he told me that its inbreed, and I was like "NO!!!!" [​IMG]

    but now i'm happy that i looked at photos of crested, it does look like one

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  6. 1lpoock

    1lpoock Spruce Creek Waterfowl

    Apr 20, 2009
    Sandusky, Ohio
    Yeah... with ducks inbreeding doesn't cause defects until it is done for many generations.
     
  7. happyhens44

    happyhens44 BroodyAddict

    Apr 25, 2010
    Northern WI
    yeah thats what I was told.... now i'm going to have to yell at my sisters friend for scaring me lol
     

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