What kind of duck...

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by crait, Jun 12, 2009.

  1. crait

    crait Songster

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    Hi! I don't have a picture, but last week when I was in Florida, there was a beautiful duck walking around the hotel I was staying.
    It was a big sized duck (Bigger than a standard chicken) and was mostly black. There was some white and maybe some other markings on the wing feathers and had red material on its face where its eyebrows would be if it were human. The material looked to be the same stuff that waddles and combs are made out of. Am I giving enough description for someone to figure out what kind of duck it is? It had black legs too. [​IMG] Thanks in advance!
     
  2. Lach Cnoc Farm

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    It was a Muscovy. There is a lot of those down there. they're super sweet ducks and awesome farm pets [​IMG]

    my momma just hatched 10 babies yesterday.
     
  3. chickenwhisperer123

    chickenwhisperer123 Whispers Loudly

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    Definately a muscovy. They are very nice ducks. I have 5 of them, and they are great pets!
     
  4. crait

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    I was thinking that kind too but all the pictures of them I saw online don't look a thing like the one I saw. Maybe it was a mutt. [​IMG]
     
  5. Lach Cnoc Farm

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    could have been a scovie cross, or just one with not much 'mask'.

    eta: my hens have Very mild curuncles
     
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  6. crait

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    Yeah, it was too big to be young and had a little bit of 'mask.'
    I walked within like a foot of it and it was just on its way. My little brother walked around it like 10 feet away because it was on the sidewalk. Haha. He seemed really friendly.
     
  7. I had the same thing happen to me while I was in florida over spring break........he was a muscovy, maybe a cross....he ate potato chips and let me get really close....it was outside a hotel...[​IMG]
     
  8. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    Muscovy - Ugh , I want one SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO bad!
     

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