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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by duckyy1, Aug 3, 2013.

  1. duckyy1

    duckyy1 Hatching

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    Please help!!
    Hey I'm new to owning little ducklings! I have two little ducklings. One of my pekin ducklings is loosing his feather, I think. I'm not sure. First i noticed it on his neck then his wings now its on his back he's pink around those areas. He's about 3 to 4 weeks old and I was wondering if its normal to start loosing them at his age. The other one is fine is that normal? And he has a big yellow think on his tail where I read online that that means he loosing his feathers but I just wanted to make sure.
     
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  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] are they pulling each other's feathers out? Could they be molting? I don't know much about ducks. Go to "other backyard poultry " and post on the duck threads - someone there should be able to give you better answers. Do you think your ducks have mites?
     
  3. duckyy1

    duckyy1 Hatching

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    I'm hoping that its not duck mites that's why I posted on here but thank you for responding
     
  4. liz9910

    liz9910 Crowing

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    [​IMG] the Duck forum would be the best place, good luck to you.
     
  5. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Crowing Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Happy you joined!
     
  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    Greetings from Kansas, duckyy1, and [​IMG]! Great to have you with us!
     

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