My pekin ducks have a brown belly!

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  1. PaiselyPaxton

    PaiselyPaxton Just Hatched

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    I have 2 pekin ducks, Paisley and Paxton, and they are about 4 weeks old. I am worried because I think they might be laying down in their poop and bedding. I'm 99% certain that this is the cause. It gives them a brown belly. I tried washing it off with just water but it doesn't work. Does anybody know of any way I can wash the brown spot off their belly without getting them sick? I figure I can't use soap but I don't know what to do. Here are some pics of Paisley and Paxton!![​IMG]
     
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  2. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under PaiselyPaxton [​IMG] Welcome!

    Sorry, I have no experience with Ducks but the folks on the Duck Forum will be able to answer any questions you have: https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/42/ducks

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    You might want to also pop in and say hello on your local thread: https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you ‘Find your State’s thread.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice and links already so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
    CT
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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