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    I think I just crossed a Cross broiler chicken to a layer Native Asian chicken

    I am mostly a duck guy but I now dabbled on in the world of chickens. It all started when my aunt gifted me 3 female Native Asian chickens and 1 rooster. It is known to be a hardy heritage breed. You can find them in the wild in the Philippines too. People breed them for both eggs and meat...
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    What I had been feeding my ducks during this quarantine

    Poultry stores never reopened on my area and I can't do online shopping because the quarantine guards are not letting delivery guys go to my town. In an animal clinic, I found this and this is for cows and goats but it has niacin which is good for my ducks. Farmer neighbors of mine just...
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    Duckling doesnt want to eat but drinks a lot of water

    I have 2 new 1 week old ducklings who are weak right now. it's not niacin deficiency because their water have multivitamins and water on it. They don't want to eat. I suspect they ate the rice husk bedding and they got indigestion. Usually I feed them chick booster and they use to eat it like...
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    Have you ever succeed on saving a Vegetable state Niacin deficient duckling

    I have a 5 week old duckling who became Niacin deficiency. tried saving it by giving it niacin water and Polyvisol shot. The poor thing is almost vegetable, Can't walk and eat but can stand for few seconds. It has a wry neck too. I give it water and Poly Vi Sol drops. Should I give up? I...
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    I am considering to pinion all the goslings born I have from now on.

    Every two month I trim the feathers of my ducks and geese, I didn't realized that one of my geese girls had manage to evade regular haircuts for a long time. She flew and my neighbor found her on the kindergarten school on the street. The neighbor recognized my goose and returned her to me. I...
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    I found out many layer farms retires their hens at age 2!

    As far as far as I remember ducks stop laying eggs at age 7 to 9. I found out that many egg farms that raise ducks retire their girls at age 2!! Once they reached that age, to the duck roasters they go. I have plans to make my one of my muscovies to sit Balut eggs so I can have some mallards on...
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    Can mother ducks recognize ducklings who got separated from her for a long time

    I usually free range ducklings and make them live with Mommy but recently the weather of my country had been hostile to ducklings, so ducklings drown from endless torrential downpours, so Climate change is real. Also, my new neighbor is a Crazy Cat lady... I have cats, but they are indoors but...
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    Is beef good for ducklings?

    In meat shops, there is a by product called saw dust, they are basically ground meat collected from circular saw using for splitting animal carcasses. Its technically ground beef but marketed more as dog food. Since poultry shops are still close, I am considering to feed meat to ducklings...
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    Please help me make these 2 ducklings survive

    My place just got flooded and I have a duck mother with 8 ducklings and only 3 ducklings survive. Then one of them died of seizure. So I only have 2 left. Getting wet in water makes the mother doesn't recognize them anymore so I decided to put them inside a box with a lamp and an Old PC UPS...
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    Humans are the worst predators

    Last Night there was a blackout and the place is pitch black. I saw some Young men in my neighbor's mango farm. That mango farm is near my duck farm. I didn't know those men are not my neighbors, they use flashlights to steal mangoes and I never noticed they climbed my fence with barb wires...
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    These idiots dont practice social distancing.

    MY farmyard have 20 plastic baskets filled with hay but these 3 Geese decided to share a single basket. The other plastic basket is empty because they transfer all of it's hay to that single one they are squeezing in. I hope this year goslings survive since last year all my goslings died. 2...
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    Does Hinnies have decent meat?

    I am originally planning to make mules because I heard they have better meat and they grow fast but I heard female pekins are not broody and I don't have incubator and everybody who knows me here why I can't have incubators. So I want to ask people about Hinnies. How was their meat like? Are...
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    Thanks to the lockdown I cant buy feeds.

    I can't go to downtown because of the lockdown. Lucky for me I have enough groceries for 2 months and I have lots of eggs but I am now running out of commercial feeds, rice bran and corn. So right now I use shredded banana trees and fruits as extenders for the rice bran. I also feed them...
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    I rented my neighbor's drake.

    I have 2 drakes and I think inbreeding has been happening due to the fact there is only 2 of them. I am starting to get some ducklings with deformities who dies at birth. I decided to rent my neighbor's black Muscovy to mate with 5 of my french white muscovy females. I want to know if a week is...
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    Why mallards have bigger eggs than Muscovies?

    It makes me wonder why smaller duck breeds that are mallard based have bigger eggs than a large breed duck like Muscovy. My Muscovies are humongous ducks but their eggs are smaller than some bantam chicken. While Mallard breeds like runners, Have very large eggs. Is there an explanation why...
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    I found a way to buy basic needs while hoarders raided grocery stores.

    Go to the "Immigrant minority stores" Their products are specialized for a minority community, so less people are raiding them for products. I found a grocery for Indian immigrants and it's not crowded. So I purchased some Indian brand groceries. Then I decided to be adventurous and buy some...
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    Due to empty groceries, My neighbors who don't usually buy ducks eggs bought all of my eggs

    They even buy the eggs I am suppose to hatch. They offered me to sell my ducks too but I decline because I want to keep my breeders. I only have 2 drakes and they are pets for me and I won't be selling my girls neither since they will lay the next batch of eggs. All groceries in my town got...
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    Duckling with injured leg

    While marching with mom and siblings, A newly hatch duckling got tangled stuck with a vine. When I found the duckling, Its injured and it cannot walk. I am currently trying to make it recover on a box with hay. I want to know how can I keep it alive while its recovering?
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    Ancient Incubator, I wonder if we can DIY this.

    There is a century old Balut factory in the Philippines that uses an incubator method that doesn't use electricity nor gas for heating. This Balut factory had been around during the times Philippines was still a Spanish colony. They have this Unique incubator that can make duck eggs develop...
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    I just did my first kill

    Usually I get rid of ducks and drakes by selling them. My duck population is now around 60 and I have new batches of ducklings waiting to be born. I decided to harvest some drakes by myself. I saw a Youtube tutorial for a fast kill and its to break the neck. I feel so bad because I raised those...
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