Pekin girl's bill spotting?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by daidyducks, Jul 22, 2011.

  1. daidyducks

    daidyducks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My bby girl has been starting to get black spots on her bill and her feet, I have read that it could be fungal or just developing before laying. She hasn't layed yet, she's about 5 months old. So can it be spotting due to laying or could it be fungal from digging in mud and her dirty pool?
    I also have a drake but there seems to be no spotting on him!

    Can you guys please help, I'm extremely concerned.

    Thanks
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  2. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    I doubt it's anything dangerous. Can you post a pic? She should be laying soon, so that is most likely it.
     
  3. daidyducks

    daidyducks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is how her bill is, I haven't gotten the chance to take her feet. But I do hope shes okay!!

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  4. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    Looks pretty normal. As long as there is no change is texture, no soft spots, no raised sections, it is most likely just a coloring thing and not disease. Just keep an eye on her.
     
  5. EmAbTo48

    EmAbTo48 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our free range female pekin as some of these, the males bill is super clean. I never reallt thought to worry about she's always been active, healthy, eating, drinking all that so I assume its not effecting her [​IMG] our mallards don't have any but they have darker bills so maybe they do too.

    Our male pekin is kind of a wannabe girl, he cleans himself more then the others and he sure keeps those feathers nice and clean HA!!
     

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