Pulling feathers out

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ems253, May 5, 2017.

  1. ems253

    ems253 Just Hatched

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    Hi there again!
    I'm worried about my duckies. They're pulling out their feathers on their wings and on random spots on their bodies. They're about 2 to 3 weeks old and they just started pulling their feathers out about 4 days ago. How do I get them to stop pulling them out?

    I will be moving them to a bigger brooded tomorrow, due to them getting much bigger and not enough room to move around and play. I feel like that is the main reason as to why they are pulling their feathers out, but I don't know how to make them stop.

    Thanks for the help!!
     
  2. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    What's the brooder temperature?
     
  3. Ducks4us

    Ducks4us Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like if there space is that small that your correct in thinking thats an issue. Getting them moved to a larger space ans giving them free time to roam around and forage will give them something to do instead of picking on each other
     

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