uuhhh, shouldnt they have a feather or two by now?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by whatsup chickenbutt, Mar 20, 2009.

  1. whatsup chickenbutt

    whatsup chickenbutt Songster

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    5 three week old ducks. Two are getting quite large, when are they going to start getting feathers?
     
  2. eggchel

    eggchel Crowing

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    Have patience, they dont feather in as fast as chicks. [​IMG]



    chel
     
  3. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    How much heat do you have them under? Too high of temps will make them slower to feather too.
     
  4. Omniskies

    Omniskies Songster

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    Ducklings and goslings have ninja feathers. For weeks they look like adorable fluffy babies, and then one day you take another look and realize their whole underside is nothing but feathers.

    Give them time. They're perfectly fine [​IMG]
     
  5. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    I am noticing a change in JJ's (3 week old khaki) tail area. There should be big kid feathers there in no time
     
    Last edited: Mar 21, 2009
  6. ridgefire

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    Quote:Ninja feathers I love it... [​IMG]
     

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