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    Duck unable to hold own weight

    I need help and advice for my 4 year old Aylesbury cross duck, who 4 days ago stopped walking? She has not lost appetite, I’ve separated her from the others and she’s on rest. But as soon as I help her and lift her body up to stand, she’ll hold it for a second when I let go, but will drop as...
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    Duck suddenly unable to walk

    I need help and advice for my 4 year old Aylesbury cross duck, who 4 days ago stopped walking? She has not lost appetite, I’ve separated her from the others and she’s on rest. But as soon as I help her and lift her body up to stand, she’ll hold it for a second when I let go, but will drop as...
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    Pullet with green sheen on tail feather

    On my 10-12 week old light Sussex I have discovered one of the tail feathers has a slight green sheen to it, over than that she shows signs of bring a pullet? Not very red face, rounded feathers, no pointy feathers?
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    Saxony or Indian runner??

    Picture 1 is off my pure Indian runner last year at about 3 weeks old and number two is my recent one I'm not sure if it is full Indian runner or is cross with my saxony duck?
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    Could this be a saxony cross Indian runner?

    Wasn't sure on the egg to if I hatched a 100% Indian runner or cross with one of my saxonies? Any guesses?
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    Chicks not hatching

    I put seven eggs in the incubator 21 days ago, 1 hatched out 2 days ago and another hatched out yesterday, they are in the incubator but none of the other chicks show signs if pipping... They were fertile, but I don't know what to do with the chicks inside the incubator that want to get out, but...
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    Urgent help

    Already posted on the incubation section but I do need answers quick! My pekin bantam is hatching a duck, today is hatch day, this morning when she left to eat and drink, she duckling had not externally pipped... But I could hear it creeping from inside the egg could that mean that it has...
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    Urgent help!!

    My pekin bantam is hatching a duck, today is hatch day, this morning when she left to eat and drink, she duckling had not externally pipped... But I could hear it creeping from inside the egg could that mean that it has internally pipped cause when I candled last night it had not internally...
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    Duckling pipping internally

    Already posted this on the hatching bit, just didnt know if anyone here would be knowledgeable in ducks, My pekin is hatching my duck egg for me and I'm on day 27, I quick lung candled the egg today and I could see a peak trying to push through the membrane to the air sac but it wasn't getting...
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    Duck pipping internally

    My pekin is hatching my duck egg for me and I'm on day 27, I quick lung candled the egg today and I could see a peak trying to push through the membrane to the air sac but it wasn't getting through, does this take some time or what? And I was wondering if I should of been putting any water on...
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    Chicken hatching duck egg

    My pekin is hatching my duck egg at the moment and is about 2 weeks in, the egg is fertile, but will she carry on turning it, as ducks are incubated for another week compared to chickens? And today she left the nest and swapped sit on new egg layed and I found the duck egg cold, will it survive...
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    Do all hens roll their eggs during incubation

    My pekin bantam is a week into hatching my duck egg and I was concerned she isn't rolling it and when I candled it today the veins were on one side of the egg? Thanks
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    Legbars

    The legbar and some other breeds that have feathers that go up and over their head, is their head shaped differently or do their feathers actually stick up? Cause I saw one the other day that had bumps on its head, but wasnt sure if it was normal? Any ideas?
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    UK geese

    Hi I live in the UK have a embden pair and was wondering if anyone else in the UK has geese and they had started to lay yet? My goose is just under a year old (a year in April) and hasn't laid any eggs yet... I have a tire filled with hay in their house but she hasn't bothered to make a nest or...
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    Does my goose fancy me?

    My gander I hatched and raised myself, is nearly a year in may and is mating my other goose (who isn't laying yet) but he always prefers me and even comes up to me and sits on my lap and will groom me... Or does he just like to sit there, or is that him trying to bond?
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    Is this a wheaten maran?

    Could The one on the left be a wheaten maran, or any suggestions?
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    Goose gender????

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    Female or male goose??

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    Runner cross saxony??

    Anyone got any pictures of Indian runner cross saxony ducks, wondering what they look like because I'm thinking of breeding them? Thanks
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