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  1. SeasideDuckMan

    QUESTIONS ABOUT MY PHEASANTS. (preparing for breeding season)

    Hello everyone, It is the middle of March and things are starting to warm up a little here at the Jersey. My doves are cooing, bobwhites are "bobwhit-ing".... and the other day my red golden pheasant starting screeching and displaying for his female counterpart, the Lady Amherst. (I know that...
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    Young Silkie Pullet gone Broody

    Hi everyone.... One of my 2 silkie pullets have gone broody. She is 6months old and just started laying last month. She laid about a dozen and a half eggs and now stopped. But she won't leave the nest! She hasn't laid in weeks (getting cold here in jersey) but refuses to get off. She is...
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    Looking for Pictures of a Red Golden X Lady Amherst FEMALE

    I can find plenty of pictures of male golden/amhersts but i want to see females. im sure they look dull brown but i am very curious.
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    Duck Egg Laying Dilemma

    Hi all- As some of you may know, i have 6 ducks (3 males 3 females)... I keep them at the local lake... They are very well fed, and very healthy. Last summer, my female cayuga started to lay eggs...i kept some eggs before she went broody and one baby hatched. my neighbor and i had built a...
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    In need of some SNOWFLAKE BOBWHITE QUAIL EGGS.

    hi- was wondering if there were any breeders out there who would be interested in shipping me 12 snowflake bobwhite eggs...? I dont want to buy from ebay or a hatchery. i could definetly mail you cash that would cover the shipping and cost for eggs. i dont want it to be too expensive, so maybe...
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    My Duck Has been Eaten! :( TELL ME WHAT DID THIS! ASAP!!!!

    Yesterday morning I awoke to a terrible discovery. My duck "Dolly" had been taken from her doghouse (which was locked) and was nowhere to be seen. The door to the doghouse was litterally bent and something squeezed in and took her. There were only 2 SMALL clumps of feathers left at the scene of...
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    Strange Tennessee Red Quail Hatch

    Hi All- My neighbor and i enjoy hatching quail. Every summer we usually get a different kind, breed them, hatch them, sell them, and by that time it is fall, and we only keep a few of the babies. Well, early this spring he came home with 1 male and 3 female Tennessee Red Quail. They laid...
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    SHOULD I HELP MY DUCKLING HATCH? HELP ME!!!

    Hi all- My newest duckling made an external pip on day 28. On day 29 i helped it by adding some warm water to the shell so it wouldnt dry out...It has made no real progress since then, and now on day 30, it is cheeping really loudly but ha not rotated in the egg , so i took the top of the...
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    Cayuga duckling doing great and another on the way!

    Hey everybody! Just letting everybody know that my Cayuga Duckling is doing great! It is eating and drinking a lot, yesterday it had some hard boiled egg egg yolk for a treat. Also, i sexed it and it is a GIRL! Her name is Dolly, (yes after the cloned sheep), and Dolly should be getting...
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    Duck Egg going to make it? HELP!

    Hi all- I have another egg that is due to hatch in three days (Monday, August 27). It appears to be moving inside the egg because it is getting slightly wobbly! When i candled, i noticed 2 things i did not want to see: A small air cell, and a lot of space where light passes through. From past...
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    Cayuga Duck just hatched!

    Hi All- Just letting you know that my duckling just hatched! It (Gender to be announced later) is very active and LOUD! Starting to sit up and look up at me through the incubator window... Looks to be a cayuga. I know cayugas generally have a pale part on the breast when they are young and...
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    Duckling Almost OUT!

    Hi all- My duckling is almost out of its shell! Over the past couple hours i have been rubbing a wet cotton swab over the shell to moisten things up cuz my humidity is all out a whack. I think it helped because its made more progress in the past 4 hours than in the past 3 days! Looks like a...
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    URGENT HELP NEEDED! DUCK PIPPING AT WRONG END OF SHELL!

    i have 2 eggs in lockdown- 1 egg is wiggling and starting to pip internally. on the second, smaller egg, i noticed some dark discoloration on the narrow tip of the shell forming. i candled it and found that the dark area is being fiddled with by the ducks beak. Even though the shell is dark in...
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    Duck Egg Developing too Fast?!?!?

    Okay, so two of my duck eggs are on day 19. One egg is small and one egg is larger. The small one seems to be right on track with development, but the big one looks like it is growing way too fast. In the larger egg, it is mostly black with only a little bit of light passing through by the air...
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    Seaside Duck Man from the Jersey Shore

    Hi. I'm new to BYC! I don't have any chickens, but I do love learning about them anyways. I have 6 ducks, and more on the way! I have a male pekin, Female Runner, Male Crested Cayuga, female cayuga, Male crested Magpie, and a female buff duck. They just started laying eggs a few weeks ago...
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    Is something wierd about my runner Duck?

    Back in February, I purchased 6 ducklings from Ideal Poultry Hatchery in Texas. In my order, I asked for a Fawn and White Runner Duck. When she was little it was always hard to tell the difference between her, and my buff duckling, which came in the same order. Now that she is fully grown, she...
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    Layer Feed???

    My 3 duck hens are laying about 2 eggs a day on average. But recently they have been laying eggs with no shells. They live at the lake across the street and i feed them, collect eggs, visit them everyday. They eat gamebird feed, but also eat bugs, weeds, and snails, from the lake. But i think...
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    HELP!!! I'm so Confused on hatching these duck eggs!!!

    Ok, so my 6 month old ducks (crested Magpie, Runner, Buff, Crested Cayuga, Cayuga, and pekin) started laying eggs recently. I have a Hova Bator Model 1602N with Self Turner. So far, I have 8 eggs in the incubator but what i noticed is that when i put them in the turner, the embryos/yolks float...
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