Muscovy duck spitting up

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Muscovygirl426, Jan 22, 2017.

  1. Muscovygirl426

    Muscovygirl426 In the Brooder

    Jan 22, 2017
    My female who is roughly 7 months old jus spit up brown liquid. We noticed the male was doing the same thing a few minutes prior. He is about a year and a half. Their diet consists of crumble feed and what they forage for. Every now and then I give them greens from the store. They seem healthy in all other sense. She spit up when I was trying to pick her up and put her in the Hut with the other female who has been picking on her. The male was doing it when our dog was sniffing him. Is this something I should be worried about or is it something they did because of stress. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

  2. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC. I hope the duck peeps can help you out.

    Best wishes
  4. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under Muscovygirl426 [​IMG] Welcome!

    As suggested, I agree with asking the folks on the Duck Forum or you could try posting on the Emergencies & Diseases Forum:

    I do hope that your duck is OK.

    I also hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    I would imagine the spitting up could be partly due to anxiety - especially the one who gets picked on. I wouldn't want to share space with a bully either.
  6. Muscovygirl426

    Muscovygirl426 In the Brooder

    Jan 22, 2017
    Thanks. I thought I did this on the duck spot. Haha. I'm new to the site [​IMG]. Thanks again
  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas, MuscovyGirl, and [​IMG]! Great to have you here - hope the Duck folks were able to help you out! Best wishes!

  8. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

    There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to join the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around the run.

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