Is Sunny fat? Skinny? Or just a small pekin? Pics inside!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Pet Duck Boy, Jan 27, 2010.

  1. Pet Duck Boy

    Pet Duck Boy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 12, 2009
    Orlando, FL
    Pictures taken today, right after she ate. She doesn't gorge herself....but I've never had any other ducks besides her. Is she an ok size?

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  2. Pet Duck Boy

    Pet Duck Boy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 12, 2009
    Orlando, FL
    Oh and now she weighs 4.8 lbs, she was 4.2 about a week ago. I'm feeding her 4-5 times a day now.
     
  3. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    She looks pretty healthy to me.
     
  4. paddock36

    paddock36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know about ducks but she looks fine to me. We had a duck that was a mix and looked to be the same size as yours. I think she heard you call her fat. [​IMG] She looks a little sad.
     
  5. Pet Duck Boy

    Pet Duck Boy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 12, 2009
    Orlando, FL
    Hah, ok that's good to know that she looks healthy. I've always wondered as the pekins at the lake are extremely fat. I don't know if that's a good thing or not. Thanks guys!
     
  6. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    If you look at the breast area, she will have "cleavage" if she is a healthy weight. If she is under weight, the breast bone will stick out and there wont be cleavage. She is still young so she will fill out more as she gets older.
     
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  7. Shadowhills Farm

    Shadowhills Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She looks lovely!

    Miss Quackers our Pekin female has leg deformities and different things, so she looks scruffy, but she eats a lot!!
     

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