Newbie I have 4 pekin ducks

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by dianaduck, May 27, 2016.

  1. dianaduck

    dianaduck Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello I'm bro sure how to work this thing yet but I need some help! I have 4 Pekin ducks 3 female one male recently the 3females has a puffy chest right below their neck! Thy seem fine eat fine they graze most of the day i feed they twice a day is this something bad?
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - great to have you onboard with us. I'd suggest posting your question in the "Duck" forum for advice from the experts.

    Best wishes
    CT
     
  3. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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  4. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join us here! I'm not a duck person but it sounds to me that she may just have a full crop. (Pouch where the food goes) Please do pop by the duck section ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/42/ducks I'm sure the keepers there will be able to help you amd if you could post a pic that would be great.

    Good luck and enjoy BYC :frow
     
  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] I think what you're describing may be their crops. When full, it can look and feel quite odd! Their crops should empty overnight, so check on them again in the morning, and see if there is any change.
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    sorry I don't know about ducks. But if a chicken has a full crop during the day, it should be empty in the morning.
     

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