My female ducks feathers are going grey

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Sindradite, Mar 15, 2015.

  1. Sindradite

    Sindradite New Egg

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    My 2 year old khaki Campbell cross hasn't layed an edible egg in a year and now her feathers are changing colour. [​IMG]
    I'm not sure if this is normal and other than no eggs she seems healthy.
     
  2. Orca5094

    Orca5094 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Female birds can sometimes take on male characteristics and plumage. I suspect that's possibly what's going on here with your girl.
     
  3. Sindradite

    Sindradite New Egg

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    Thanks. Is there anyway to reverse it?
     
  4. Orca5094

    Orca5094 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not that I'm aware of, but I'm no expert. Apparently it's a hormone thing.
     

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