Neck feathers

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by duck15, Jul 26, 2011.

  1. duck15

    duck15 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    before when my duck was young i would let him swim and he would swim after that hes neck itches and he scratches the feathers until one time all of the feathers under his beak to the neck was gone(i thought he had a sickness), after that he grew some adult feathers and he can swim now without the feathers falling when he scratch
    who had same experience?
     
  2. Blob Chicken

    Blob Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    His baby down was probably just falling off.
     
  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Yes, sometimes as a duck molts into its adult feathers it can look a little rough and scraggly.
     

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