Pinkish area on my duck

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by iloveducks2, Jun 22, 2016.

  1. iloveducks2

    iloveducks2 Just Hatched

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    Hi I'm new here- I have a ton of questions but here is one. I noticed that my Pekin duck had a strange pinkish area on her head. I thought that maybe she might just have lost some feathers in the area but there are still feathers there. Is this anything to worry about?
     
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  2. Welshies

    Welshies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have a picture?
     
  3. iloveducks2

    iloveducks2 Just Hatched

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  4. Welshies

    Welshies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know a ton about Pekins and white colors, but it may be a sunburn, or just the light. Search Pekin on the forum search, and find a Pekin thread. They will probably be more specific! If your duck isn't acting funny or listless, she'll be okay. I would double check, though. :D
     
  5. iloveducks2

    iloveducks2 Just Hatched

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    ok thank u so much[​IMG]Btw I live in Glendale, AZ and am trying to find my duck a home- by any chance do u know someone who can give her a great home?
     
  6. Welshies

    Welshies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No, sorry. I am a Canadian. You can try using craigslist, BYC, or Kijiji.
    Why are you , if I may ask, trying to find her a new home?
     
  7. iloveducks2

    iloveducks2 Just Hatched

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    Well we have two ducks and when we got them the plan was that we were going to raise them as babies then give them to a farmer (who won't kill them) to experience what it's like to take care of ducks. our two ducks got very close and then one died so now the other duck is very lonely and missing her friend. So we have been trying to find a farmer near us that has another duck so Summer can have a friend and that someone recommends and trusts to take good care of her
     
  8. Welshies

    Welshies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good idea. If you ever get ducks again, get at least 3. That way if one dies there are still two. So sorry for your loss. :hugs
     
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  9. iloveducks2

    iloveducks2 Just Hatched

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    Thanks for understanding[​IMG]I don't want people thinking that we just decided one day to get some ducks and are giving them away cause they are too much work because that is DEFINITELY not the case. We are animal lovers and would never do that to an animal. We just feel like it is best for Summer :)
     
  10. Welshies

    Welshies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You're right. I once rescued a duckling and it was so lonely it died. It got very listless and just up and died one night. :( Now that I actually have ducks though, I find that they are so entertaining together! I would not want to see a lonely duck. :love The more the merrier!
     

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