New to ducks * Picture Added *

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Lovable Chicks, Sep 22, 2011.

  1. Lovable Chicks

    Lovable Chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I received a duck today and was looking for information. I don't even know what kind of duck this baby is. I will need to upload a picture later but quick description is that it is brown and white with white/tan feet. Has blue eyes and a white beak??

    I need lots of education.
     
    Last edited: Sep 22, 2011
  2. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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    It sounds to me like you may have a crossbred duckling- being brown and white- ( do you mean yellow ) with a white beak sounds an odd combination for some of the more popular breeds. A photo would really help a long way- even ifs its actually a wild duckling- there are people on here that keep ornamentals and could ID your baby in a flash.

    You can find a heap of information by searching - or haivng a look at the stickies at the top of the page- but of course...there are a heap of members on hear ready to help out with advise and help with caring for your little one.

    By the sounds of it- it wasnt planned to get a duck- was it a rescue?? Making sure it has at least a fluffy toy or a mirror will help it not feel quite so lonely being on its own.
     
  4. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    ditto duckyfromoz.

    Welcome to Duckdom!
     
  5. Lovable Chicks

    Lovable Chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is a picture...

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    I didn't have plans for a duck and actually found it a new home already just to find out my granddaughter wanted to keep it so think ducks may be in my future.
     
  6. ChickInDelight

    ChickInDelight Never an Empty Nest

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    What a beauty!!! White feet? Really? [​IMG]
     
  7. veronicasmom

    veronicasmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WOW! That is such a cool looking duck! Will be anxious to read if someone knows what breed he/she is. Adorable.
     
  8. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    It's a muscovie [​IMG] I think Chocolate pied is what they call that color pattern.
     
  9. becky3086

    becky3086 Crested Crazy

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    It is lovely. I have a duck that is chocolate all over. I was so surprised when it hatched because it came from a flock of cayuga and pekin.
     
  10. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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    What a gorgeous duck!! Older that I envisaged from your first post- I hadnt thought about a muscovy from what you described - but now seeing the little cutie makes it clearer. Now you cant go breaking your granddaughters heart especially when he is so cute.
     

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