Baby duckling!????? (ASAP)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kitty22496, Aug 29, 2016.

  1. kitty22496

    kitty22496 Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]I just received this duckling from a friend. He said the other two died by getting stuck in wide gaged chicken wire(I use super small). I dont know if it's a girl or a boy i dont know what kind of duck he/she is or the age.
    I was so excited I didn't ask. Also what snacks can I give he/she? I have never had ducks before, only chickens.
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  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    What a living doll!! Sorry I don't know the breed you can ask on the "duck thread,"
     
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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    What a living doll!! Sorry I don't know the breed you can ask on the "duck thread,"
     
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  4. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a Muscovy to me, feed chick starter. Much to young to sex.
     
  5. Olivers poultry

    Olivers poultry Just Hatched

    Now examining the feathers I can tell he/she is not very old , BUT he looks quite big so although you recognise this as a duck , he is in fact a GOOSE! I would probably guess an Egyptian goose with the colour of its down!
     
  6. SIERRAS MOM

    SIERRAS MOM Out Of The Brooder

    It does not have a gooses bill it has a flat duck bill, and I agree with the other aswer of it being a Muscovie or Muscovie cross baby. To soon to tell sex. Be sure and keep all the chick starter it can eat out all the time but also has to have all the water it can drink (Will be VERY messy!!!!) so will need to get it off the paper towel as soon as possible because they will eat the wet paper towel.. I have the best luck with pine shaving and change them every day or ervery other day....Paper towels also becoe wet and slippery and they will dislocate theyre leg joints very easy!!
     
  7. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Doesn't even look anything like a gosling little lone an Egyptian gosling.
     
  8. kitty22496

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    It's a organize piddle pad for potty training dogs [​IMG] It doesn't rip easy I promise.
     
  9. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    It is a barred black Muscovy *duck*.

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  10. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    I think your puppy pads are perfect!

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