Discussion in 'Ducks' started by grama bailey, Feb 2, 2015.

  1. grama bailey

    grama bailey Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 15, 2014
    my female turkey just attacked one of the jumbo pekin ducks and pulled most of her feathers out of the top of her head, WHY? this is [email protected]
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

    Jan 3, 2010
    Southern New England
    From what I have seen with my ducks, things can get hormonal, and then there are no good reasons.

    I would get the duck to a safe place, make sure any other fowl are safe from the turkey, and get the duck into a lukewarm tub of water, no soap. Take a look, check for injuries, under wings, around vent. Check her eyes, make sure she's not bleeding.

    I would mist her heat with some saline solution or Vetericyn spray, and keep her in a safe clean quiet place with water and food overnight. She may be fine by morning.

    If you can upload a photo that would be great.

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