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Rescued

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Charmin F, Jul 16, 2019.

  1. Charmin F

    Charmin F In the Brooder

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    Rescued this mom and her babies today. I believe they are black Swedish not totally positive to be honest. Any ideas on breed so I can ensure they are happy?
     

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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    They are mallard derived and may very well be Black Swedish or crosses. Well done on the rescue. Provide feed, water, and a safe pen/coop and they will be happy.
     
  3. DuckyDonna

    DuckyDonna Free Ranging

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    Yay! there certainly are lots of them! How many babies?
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    Bless you for rescuing them. :thumbsup Certain death most of the time.
     
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  5. quackiemama

    quackiemama Crowing

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    Good for you! They are beautiful
     
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  6. SeaHen

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    Sweet! What were the circumstances? They look like my Swedish-Rouen-Welsh Harlequin crosses. The little one in the forefront of the picture is a mallard with a bent wing who flew in 2 years ago and never left ;) EDIT: I should add there is some Cayuga in there as well. upload_2019-7-17_10-30-24.png
     
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  7. Charmin F

    Charmin F In the Brooder

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    13 babies and mom. I don't believe I will have to clip thier wings because they looks already clipped.
     
  8. Charmin F

    Charmin F In the Brooder

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    Someone in the bigger city near me found they on a busy street and too little to hop the curb, so he took mom and babies home with him about 3 weeks ago. He said they are about 4 weeks old.
     
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  9. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    How sweet he was able to get them all what a blessing for you!
     
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