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ummm I have a dumb duck question ....

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Crazy4Chicks, Mar 10, 2008.

  1. Crazy4Chicks

    Crazy4Chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 20, 2007
    Glendale, AZ
    I know chickens have a crop instead of a stomach - but what do ducks have ? do they have a stomach or a crop like chickens ?


    Julie
     
  2. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    Not a dumb question at all! [​IMG]

    They have a long esphogus which is large and goes to the stomach. It acts like the crop does.
     
  3. Crazy4Chicks

    Crazy4Chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 20, 2007
    Glendale, AZ
    I dont know what made me think of that LOL but while I was feeding them and spending some time with them I noticed that the chickens have nice full crops and the ducks never seem to show and " bulge " on the chest like the chickens do when they have spent the day eating.

    thank you for your help -- lol

    Julie
     

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