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    Default Help! Found 4 ducklings in drive

    I'd post a pic so you can tell me how old they are but I can't find it His Lordship took it and said it's in shared docs and is now at Frontier getting chick crumbs

    There's 4 they were totally lost and we've hunted high and low for mama and nothing.
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    Found it here's the piccy, Gawd help I KNOW CB is gonna want to keep em
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    Aww, I would want to keep them too. Sorry can't help on the age thing from that piccy - have you got one showing if they have wing feathers at all?
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    Need more pictures to ................. help .....................

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    Wingfeathers well sort of stubbly little things at the moment, and I don't think they are very waterproof they've just had a paddle around in the water we gave and looked like drowned rats, they are on towels now

    Just given them a bowl of chick crumb...
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    They look like muscovy ducklings. We get loads by us. They can wander far from the river and water sources and become a nuisance, breeding all year.
    Having said that maybe all ducklings look the same?!

    I would say they look a couple of weeks old as their beaks don't look like really baby ones.

    But I am not an expert on anything 'duck' lol
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    actually they look like mallards - found this pic.

    Stock Photo of Mallard Duckling - Acclaim Stock Photography
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    Isn't it odd how animals turn up on the doorstep of the one person who will help? I've lost count of the number of stray dogs I've taken in over the years. I mean, how many people have the knowledge/facilities/willingness to take in four ducklings? Yet it's your drive they were sitting on.
    Into each life some rain must fall........but this is getting ridiculous.

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