Is it a duck duck or a goose?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by Milliemay, Oct 2, 2013.

  1. Milliemay

    Milliemay Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, out of nowhere today, this little all brown creature showed up in our backyard. We are not by water or ponds, but have a flock of laying hens. We raised Pekin ducklings and this looks nothing like them. It is all brown, with a brown pointy beak, and black webbed but round feet and is very aggressive with the biting. It is from the wild, just wondering what it is and what we should do with it?? Any advice?? I will try and get a picture later. It is about the size that our Pekins were at 2 weeks old. Thanks in advance for your help!
     
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  2. Sphynxii

    Sphynxii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like a goose because from what i know they are very grumpy.
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Could be some kind of wild duck just passing through, can you post a pic? and biting is usually when they are scared especially if it's wild maybe not ever having contact with humans.
     
  4. Speceider

    Speceider Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Seriously doubt it is a duck or goose... sounds much more like a bittern or rail...need a pic.
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