Massive Feather Loss Help :(

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by BirdNerd101, Aug 13, 2014.

  1. BirdNerd101

    BirdNerd101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i noticed that my duck has lost all of her fathers on her rear, and it is red and scabbed, no bleeding. i have sperated her from the group and given her water to drink not bathe in and food. will she be alright? what is wrong? please help. i was thinking she could have got stuck in the swimming pool and then they fell out.Thnank you[​IMG]

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  2. crazyfeathers

    crazyfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have other ducks or geese?
     
  3. BirdNerd101

    BirdNerd101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes she is in with around 7 others 1 drake. Im pretty sure it wasnt him
     
  4. BirdNerd101

    BirdNerd101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you think she lost to many and will die?
     
  5. crazyfeathers

    crazyfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The wound looks like it's been pecked or severely picked on. I am no expert but I catch the chickens and the more mature ducks "Pekins" especially bullying the younger ducks and pulling out their feathers usually due to food aggression. I would treat her and let her heal and upon returning her with the other ducks give her a chance to get reacquainted by separating her in a cage in the run. Keep an eye on the others for displays of aggression especially after a few days in the cage when u let her out. I would devote a few hour of watching her just to make sure she doesn't get reinjured. Sorry I am no help.
     
  6. BirdNerd101

    BirdNerd101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How do i treat her? Do you think she will live? Also like i thought that she got stuck in the pool and they fell out, there were lots of feathers in the pool
     
  7. crazyfeathers

    crazyfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe she got attacked in the pool. Post this in emergencies, treatments and cures that way a duck expert can tell u exactly what to do to get your girl back up and running. Good luck
     
  8. BirdNerd101

    BirdNerd101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you
     
  9. BirdNerd101

    BirdNerd101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone else?
     
  10. BirdNerd101

    BirdNerd101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone?
     

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