Young Ducks picking feathers **Normal??**

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Feathered Wings, Apr 24, 2009.

  1. Feathered Wings

    Feathered Wings Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2008
    Georgia
    I have 7 Cayugas and 3 mallards they are teenagers and almost feathered out.
    I see this one "fatty" cayuga he's bigger than some of them and he pulls out the others feathers.
    Now its not like a chicken nobody's bare or anything he just reaches and pulls out a couple little feathers. ( they squawk when he does it)
    I saw him do it a couple times yesterday and twice this morning.

    Is this normal behavior??

    Could it be the pecking order in duck form?
     
  2. Feathered Wings

    Feathered Wings Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2008
    Georgia
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