Is there something wrong with my pekin duck

TheKindaFarmGal

Free Ranging
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May 4, 2016
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To me, it looks like his wing has been cut. Does he have a habit of flying into the neighbour's yard?
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Duckmeister1

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he is exactly a year old, there are feathers everywhere and his brother is quite ruffled so he could be molting. it is weird because he used to try flying a ton and now he just weakly flaps his wings so im not sure if hes in pain or what
 

Amiga

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I am guessing it's a molt. I tend to think that it must feel weird, if not uncomfortable, to have all your feathers get loose, and have new feathers growing out through your skin. ugh. I Runners flap gently when they molt. And they don't want to be touched.

The wing feathers look like new ones coming in. That can look like a clipped wing sometimes.
 

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