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  1. newduckmom2015

    Broody Hen Thread!

    So I have a broody chicken I think, shes been laying on her best for about 2 weeks but she gets off sometimes well the last 2 days she hasn't got off at all!! I'm worried she's going to starve or get dehydrated. Anyone else have this problem? Is it normal? I've only had chickens for about 8 mo...
  2. newduckmom2015

    Pekin Duck Club!

    Also I didn't realize she even had this nest until like 5days ago and every morning when I let them out she would still cover them with straw then go outside but today she won't leave the nest and she's hissing and stuff at me, so why has her behavior changed? Is it normal? My ducks are normally...
  3. newduckmom2015

    Pekin Duck Club!

    My girl protecting her nest. If I'm able to go candle her eggs while she's not on them will she still take care of them?
  4. newduckmom2015

    Pekin Duck Club!

    I have a question. One of my ducks had its first egg, it's not in a nest or anything it's just randomly layed in their house, and non of the ducks seem to even care about it. We really want babies. Should we leave this egg?
  5. newduckmom2015

    The Duck Thread

    I have a question. One of my ducks had its first egg, it's not in a nest or anything it's just randomly layed in their house, and non of the ducks seem to even care about it. We really want babies. Should we leave this egg?
  6. newduckmom2015

    how often do ducks lay egg?

    I have pekins, rouens and a black duck. They have been mating a lot but no eggs. They were hatched around Easter of this year. How long after mating do they start laying eggs? And how long before they hatch and how do I tell if they are any good?
  7. newduckmom2015

    Pekin Duck Club!

    Need some help. My Peking has just started mating with my black duck (unknown type) I was wondering if they can produce babies? And if they can how long after mating do they ususlly lay eggs? They were hatched during Easter so have never laid eggs before
  8. newduckmom2015

    The Duck Thread

    So i live in Illinois so it's hot right now but will be cooling off this month. Well my Pekin and my black duck unknow type have been mating a lot. Well I was wondering can they have babies? How long after mating will they lay eggs? And will they even lay this time of year? They are young we got...
  9. newduckmom2015

    The Duck Thread

    Many people who have ducks and chickens also have peafowl. We plan to get some when we move. Probably the most important thing to know about them before you consider anything else is that they are VERY, VERY loud. I mean REALLY loud, not like Call ducks loud. Big consideration if you have...
  10. newduckmom2015

    The Duck Thread

    So we are thinking about adding peacocks to our little family. I was just wondering if anyone knows anything about them and if they live well with ducks
  11. newduckmom2015

    The Duck Thread

    I have a question. My ducks run free all day but they have a fenced in area with a pool and their "house" well around the fence on the outside the grass is getting tall so I was wondering if it was safe to spray them with round up? My ducks keep the inside of the fenced in area pretty much grass...
  12. newduckmom2015

    The Duck Thread

    Great thanks for the advice. I'm new to this and don't want to do anything to hurt them. They are part of our family now
  13. newduckmom2015

    The Duck Thread

    I have a question. My ducks fenced in area has no grass left, I was wondering if it's safe to put grass seed down?? I just don't want them to get sick if they eat any of it
  14. newduckmom2015

    Rouen Duck thread

  15. newduckmom2015

    The Duck Thread

    I have another question. My ducks have a shed, a fenced in area, a pool and I've recently started leaving their gate open so then can walk around my yard. Well my question is, how do I keep their smell to a minimum?? Their shed and fenced in area and pool smell horrible!! I have to lock them in...
  16. newduckmom2015

    The Duck Thread

    Can anyone tell me what kind of duck this is? His name is jake, he's really shiny black and in the sun his head is a very pretty green and body had pretty blue.
  17. newduckmom2015

    Rouen Duck thread

    Hi I have 5 rouens, 3 Pekin and a black duck I can't figure out what kind he is. My rouens are about a 6-8weeks old. I was wondering when they start laying eggs in order for them to hatch do I have to do anything with them? Or can I just leave them alone these are my babies about a month ago
  18. newduckmom2015

    Pekin Duck Club!

    I hope I'm doing this right lol. I have 3 pekins. How do I tell if they are male or female? not a good pic this is them when I get them up in the morning lol
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