Wing Speculum- Blood Feathers

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Lincoln109, Apr 6, 2018.

  1. Lincoln109

    Lincoln109 In the Brooder

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    If this thread has already been created somewhere and answered, I’m sorry for the inconvenience.

    Today my approximately 4 week old Khaki Campbell broke one, possibly three blood feathers. I was very concerned when I noticed blood on my hands and droplets on the floor. I applied a little pressure with a paper towel once I found where the bleeding was coming from and it slowed down. I’ve checked in on the duckling and there hasn’t been anymore bleeding and it didn’t break off all the way down, maybe just midway.

    Is there anything specific I should be doing? I don’t want the duck to experience any discomfort or pain, but I am new to raising ducks and I just don’t know what else I should be doing.
     
  2. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General

    Welcome to BYC! Can you post some pictures?
     
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  3. Lincoln109

    Lincoln109 In the Brooder

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    I’m sorry the photos aren’t very good. It’s clotted and the blood has dried.
     

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  4. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General

    I think it will be fine :D
     
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  5. Lincoln109

    Lincoln109 In the Brooder

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    Thank you. I’m such a worrier!
     
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  6. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General

    :hugs
     
  7. 4 ever Orpington

    4 ever Orpington Mr.& Mrs Orpington

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