Restless wings??

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Gerty0630, May 21, 2019.

  1. Gerty0630

    Gerty0630 Songster

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    I have a pekin drake who seems to have some sort of restless wing thing going on. He's been doing it for a good month + now. It's as if he can't get his wings to rest comfortably against his body so he constantly is shifting them back. Kind of hard to explain so hopefully you guys can somewhat understand what I'm saying. Anyone had this before or know what could be the cause of this? He does not have angel wing.
     
  2. Jpat

    Jpat Free Ranging

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    My kahki campbell does it constantly theirs nothing i can find wrong wrong with her, its just her

    Check for mites, lice, ticks. Or cuts or wounds, or if the ducks molting

    if theirs nothing physicaly wrong she might just do it
     
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  3. chickens really

    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    Flight feathers growing in or just weak wing muscles. Sometimes it's to cool off too.
     
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  4. Gerty0630

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    He's 10 months old now so I don't think it's feather growth. Perhaps just weak wings then.
     
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  5. Gerty0630

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    Yeah I must have the same thing. Nothing wrong with him otherwise - just didn't know if it was a thing I was unaware of that happens sometimes with ducks lol. Thank you!
     
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    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    They molt feathers and regrow flight feathers so he might be just ready to molt. Nothing serious I don't think...Don't worry ...:frow
     
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    Molting. Duh. It's been a long day lol. Ok thank you just wanted to make sure it wasn't abnormal! :)
     
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    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    No...They actually can molt twice a year..
     
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  9. thumper650

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    Mine do it too. Usually after a bath but sometimes whenever.
     
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