Welcome to my pond - Swim, wade, or sit on the bank

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by WVduckchick, Apr 29, 2016.

  1. DwayneNLiz

    DwayneNLiz ...lost... Premium Member

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    yes
     
  2. dan26552

    dan26552 True BYC Addict

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    None of my girls who were favored molted like that. (None have.)


    Almost all my ducks have 90% down :eek:
     
  3. dan26552

    dan26552 True BYC Addict

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    Are they laying?
     
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  4. room onthebroom

    room onthebroom Overrun With Chickens

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    Poor thing! I had a Light Brahma that would molt so hard you couldn't look at her without cringing. My Swedish Blue had her first molt this year & the yard looked like we'd had a predator attack.
     
  5. DwayneNLiz

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    one hen 2 pullets currently
    i also have 6 roosters
    but even in the past i have never had any molt like people describe, maybe a couple feathers here and there but i feel like that is pretty normal everyday feather loss
     
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    That's a given - though I do miss the pond python. Maybe he will migrate back from Maine now that it is getting colder.
     
  7. FridayYet

    FridayYet Innocent Bystander

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    I've only had one look like a pincushion last year, but she didn't blow big sections of feathers this year. No idea why those huge molts happen.
     
  8. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Sing Brightly Premium Member Project Manager

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    No way!! You've got the e-cold too???

    Quite a few of us on another thread have been feeling lousy.... We jokingly called it the e-cold.
     
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  9. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Glad you're getting better... keep up on the resting...



    Sweet! Hope you bag one!



    :gig
    Half bald porcupine! Poor Apollo is molting from the head down... pitiful...



    :confused:

    I have the full spectrum... hard molters, patchy molters, starting at one end and going down the body and slow molters... exploding birds is a daily occurrence here, I constantly count beaks and bills just to make sure! :gig



    You probably had slow molters... some of mine I would never notice if it weren't for the spots of brand new, bright and non-sunbleached feathers slowly popping in...
     
  10. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For The Birds! Premium Member

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    That's the way its always been for me....until I looked at that poor girl today! Even my cochin pens have alot of loose feathers laying around, but they still look fine.



    :fl
     

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