(Part 2 of 2). After much investigating I came to the conclusion we had a baby wood duck. This little duck could jump, climb, and run like nothing I had ever seen. https://www.animallaw.info/statute/il-protected-species-article-ii-game-protective-regulations. We found a baby duck yesterday. The increase has been due to the work of many people constructing wood duck boxes and conserving vital habitat for the wood ducks to breed. Their feet and legs are of a darker strawish grey color with a red eye. Do you have any male wood ducks available. Wood ducks are considered Migratory waterfowl and may require a permit or license to own. Raising Ducks – My Best Tips to Guide You Toward Successfully Raising Ducks . Sara, I would get mallards as they would be less likely to fly away, Do you have any waterfowl for sale at this time? The mainstay of the meat duck industry is probably the White Pekin duck. ( I am not interested in domestic breeds), Wood ducks split silver wood ducks a pr cinnamon teal a pr chestnut teal and a few blue wing hens 1 white eye. It was pretty exhausted too, like it was waking all day. When do you think you will have apricot or regular colored From day old to 3 weeks feed starter crumbs that are formulated for ducks. We live in Nebraska. The Apricot wood duck is basically the same as regular wood ducks with a genial breeding for the bronze coloring. I found this looking for tips about what kind of heat they need. Any information you could provide me with would be greatly appreciated. The ducklings will fledge the nest early in life and begin their learning journey with the mother which teaches them to feed on seeds,insects, and grasses. 4 days ago I found a wood duckling with no sign of its family around and it was a little too far from the nearest pond so I am convinced something happened to it’s mom. I didn't have any ducklings to put in with it and the feed stores no longer had any to sell. I didn’t know ducklings were so adorable. Last week the Chicken Scratch Poultry farmers took a road trip to Florida to visit the Greenfire farm and pick up some new breeds to wor... Last May my daughter came bringing me a baby duck in a shotgun shell box. Some for hunting, some simply for love of nature. What do you suggest. https://www.facebook.com/mallardlanefarms?fref=ts, Farm Happenings - Raising a Baby Wood Duck, French Black Copper Marans or French Blue Copper Marans - Is This the Breed For You, Homemade Pizza Sauce From Garden Fresh Tomatoes, The Olive Egger - Could This Be The Breed For You, Fall Mushroom Season - Edible Mushrooms Of Illinois. Use the ducks for meat. Please let me know if you can ship to Mississippi and what is the process for ordering, would I need a permit to just own them, and would I need a permit to sale them?? Meet our original wooden ducks: a unique and quirky gift and collectable home accessory. The population of the wood duck has increased a great deal in the last several years. Although it is still best to let the mother hatch the eggs if possible. The female wood duck will have a greyish brown head with a smaller brownish green crest.They have a brownish black eye with a tear drop shaped ring around the eye. Duck meat contains vast quantities of protein, iron, zinc, and selenium. The male wood duck has a crested head that is iridescent green and purple with a white stripe from the eye to the end of their crest and a smaller white stripe extending from the back of the bill to the end of the crest.Their throat is white and a burgundy chest with white specks leading to a white underside.Their bill is is a brightly colored white,black and red. This little duck could jump, climb, and run like nothing I had ever seen. So funny! They will lay 6-14 eggs in a normal brood. The chicks taught the duck to eat chick food and they developed a absolute love for cucumbers. The baby duck had a built in instinct to jump for the light in the hole in a tree, which caused it to jump at the heat lamp for an entire day thinking it was jumping for the hole in the tree. Generally, lots of 10 to 25 are minimum orders. I am interested in purchasing a female wood duck. The mallard seemed to encourage it to eat and drink as the mallard is use to this kind of environment already.