Identify this duck

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Free Birds, Sep 25, 2013.

  1. Free Birds

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    We just took in a duckling about 4 months old. The owner did not know the breed or gender. Can anyone help with identification?
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Maybe blue swede or mix, very pretty [​IMG]
     
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  3. Free Birds

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    Thanks for your quick response. I was looking on the internet and saw photos of Swedish and wondered....but I don't know much about ducks.
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    They are very easy to care for, good quality feed, safe secure housing and buckets of water for washing their heads in very important they keep their eyes and nares cleaned out, and a kiddy pool for bathing. And if possible a buddy to hang out with.
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  5. Free Birds

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    Thanks again. We do have six Khaki Campbell ducks and I have introduced them through the fence. Will wait a few days to make sure the little duck is ok health-wise. But I'm pretty sure he/she is fine as it has not been around other animals. The owner had this duck as a pet in an apartment, but soon discovered how much ducks can poop! Anyway, I will keep a close watch. Just hope this new duck is a female!
     
  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    You said you didn't know much about ducks? I'd say you know quite a bit if you already have Khaki Campbell's.Hopefully they will take to "her" like a duck to water. [​IMG]
     
  7. Free Birds

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    [​IMG] Thanks. I know the basics of ducks but not much more than that. We are more experienced with chickens and have just added our 4th coop which will be named "Coop 'a Cabana". One thing for sure, just when I think I know plenty, something happens to put me back in my place! Anyway, I do know that K. Campbells give us an lots of delicious eggs.
     
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    Now you know pics have to be posted on this Coop 'a Cabana don't you? [​IMG] and I know exactly what your saying seems everyday there is something new to learn about our ducks/ geese and chickens if we're so blessed to have some of each [​IMG]
     

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