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What is up with Frodoe's fro?? * PICS *

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Crazy4Chicks, Mar 20, 2008.

  1. Crazy4Chicks

    Crazy4Chicks Songster

    Nov 20, 2007
    Glendale, AZ
    this is my 1 year old creasted mallard mix drake Frodoe - he did have a really nice pompom head it was perfectly round and fluffy, but the last few days he looks like he has male pattern baldness going on - I am not a duck expert, but is this normal for this time of year??



    should I get him a baseball cap LOL

  2. quadcam79

    quadcam79 Songster

    Oct 28, 2007
    Fernandina Beach Fl.
    [​IMG][​IMG] thats hilarious
  3. Crazy4Chicks

    Crazy4Chicks Songster

    Nov 20, 2007
    Glendale, AZ
    I feel bad for the poor guy - his pompom is really looking so small - I dont know what is causing it to fall out

  4. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    I know nothing about ducks besides the wild ones use the fountain for their bathroom... and when it is windy... we get misted in the nasty green water...

    Could it be a moult? Or someone picking on him?
  5. greyfields

    greyfields Crowing

    Mar 15, 2007
    Washington State
    I was thinking it could be just normal moulting this time of year, too.
  6. Crazy4Chicks

    Crazy4Chicks Songster

    Nov 20, 2007
    Glendale, AZ
    I will have to say it is a bad moult job - no -one picks on him - he lives with Ebony his cayuaga (sp) wife. and Afflac the pekin is thier room-mate, and they all get along great. I thought ducks did the whole moult thing in the fall when chickens do.

    So ducks moult in spring and chickens moult in fall?

    I guess I will get him a baseball cap out of DH's nascar room [​IMG]

  7. BearSwampChick

    BearSwampChick Chicken Sensei

    Jan 10, 2008
    Marysville, OH
    I think it would be great if you gathered all the loose feathers and made him a little toupee. [​IMG]
  8. Crazy4Chicks

    Crazy4Chicks Songster

    Nov 20, 2007
    Glendale, AZ
    oh that is just wrong LOL [​IMG]

  9. Bawkadoodledoo

    Bawkadoodledoo Songster

    Jan 4, 2008
    Central MA
    hmm maybe has to do with ALL THOSE FEATHERS ON THE GROUND!
  10. LinckHillPoultry

    LinckHillPoultry Songster

    Jan 17, 2008
    either a moult, or he is getting picked on. It should grow back.

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