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    How to (and should I) introduce 1 new drake to established flock of 10 lady ducks

    That's interesting. So I ended up catching Pappy drake and putting him back in the little shared fence line pen that I had him in last week. I am thinking of giving him a few more days in there while they, yes they do, squabble at the fence. It's cold and very windy today and it was easier for...
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    How to (and should I) introduce 1 new drake to established flock of 10 lady ducks

    Its not a huge limp, she limps slightly from an old toe infection that was cleared up by my vet 4 years ago , but left her less than 100% and she has always been big and very waddley , so she doesn't run well. and the other pen is close, not attached but a gap of maybe 10 feet away, so yes...
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    How to (and should I) introduce 1 new drake to established flock of 10 lady ducks

    Update: & new question<<< My new 2 yo KC drake, "Pappy" was in separated pen for a week, and has been out with the ladies for a couple days now, (but I have him separated inside their coop with them at night) First he had a few battles with the leading lady (I call her General Flower) and she...
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    What is this?

    I think it looks a lot like a fret clip for a guitar.. a capo. But I see you have already spilled the beans so nvm.
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    Hawk!

    Super Secret Squirrel ?
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    Hawk!

    I love to share pictures! Thanks for asking!
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    Hawk!

    Here is what I have done over the past 5 years (we have a lot of hawks flying over and have not lost any ducks to them thanks God) At first I got a lot of bamboo from a friend and I made 'teepees" all over the duck yard (just used 4 sticks and some twine) Also put all my large potted plants...
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    I need multi-subject advice...

    Hi I just wanted to say that Your coop looks wonderful and your birds are sooo cute ! I don't have pigeons so I can't really answer your questions but to me it sounds like you really love your birds and want to make everything as nice as possible for them, so I hope someone does answer who knows...
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    Muddy coop

    I use sand :)
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    How to (and should I) introduce 1 new drake to established flock of 10 lady ducks

    Thank you, sounds right...!! So I would have to build secure enclosure separations before taking him, got it. actually when I first got ducks , I had a straight run of 10 khaki's, and ended up with 7 drakes :rolleyes: I was able to sell 6 of them , and kept 1 but ended up rehoming him too...
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    How to (and should I) introduce 1 new drake to established flock of 10 lady ducks

    My ten duck flock consists of 1 khaki, 1 golden 300, 2 welsh harlequins, 2 white layers, 2 pekins, and 2 blue runners. My pekins and runners are 2-3 years old, all my other girls are close to 6 years old now. A friend is looking to rehome her one khaki campbell drake, who is living with her...
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    Duck Eye Bloody now after 2 uses Terramycin for bubbly eye !!

    Yay vet said she is not in pain and no surgery needed (at this time anyway) but she is blind in that eye now, and I have to keep giving her flurbiprophen eye drops (to reduce swelling like ibuprophen does for us) and I have to watch her eye to see if she ever develops glaucoma, then he would...
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    Duck Eye Bloody now after 2 uses Terramycin for bubbly eye !!

    Thanks for asking Im getting ready to take her back to the vet today She has been on 2 kinds of eyedrops the vet gave her, for the last 2 weeks, 2x a day. One is an antibiotic and the other is for pain relief. My vet said the bloody eye was from Trauma, not from the ointments I was using. And it...
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    Duck Eye Bloody now after 2 uses Terramycin for bubbly eye !!

    I stopped flushing and just used the terramycin last night and this morning, but before that I was still flushing and using veterimicyn for a day and a half (3 times) Yes I do have a vet that I have taken a couple of my ducks to in the past. He is expensive so I try to take care of anything...
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    Duck Eye Bloody now after 2 uses Terramycin for bubbly eye !!

    I wanted to add that I was afraid to use the terramycin tonight,, because maybe it caused the bleeding? should I still apply it anyway? I wonder if the blood was part of the healing process?
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    Duck Eye Bloody now after 2 uses Terramycin for bubbly eye !!

    Help! I've been watching her eye on and off all day, it looked whitish today, I had applied terramycin 2 times so far ( last night and this morning) because she had some white bubbles in it and was squinting a lot. Now I stopped the terramycin and put her in with the other ducks so shes not...
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    bubbly duck eye

    Blue runner duck, just one eye, no other symptoms. She has plenty of water buckets rinsed and refilled twice a day (I have ten ducks, they have 4 water buckets and a baby pool) She had this same thing, same eye, a couple months ago and I used Vetericyn antimicrobial eye wash, and Vetericyn...
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    I accidentally used the wrong kind of diatomaceous earth in my goose coop! Will they be Okay?

    There were a lot of ants so I sprinkled the diatomaceous earth around the edges of their coop. but then found out that I used "Garden safe" kind instead of "Food Grade" kind. They were only out there one night then I found out my mistake and actually vacuumed up all the dust I could. I'm...
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    Which Herbs are good to toss in the bedding (ducks/geese) is Basil okay?

    I have been throwing in with their bedding sprigs of fresh herbs from my gardens, sometimes Rosemary, Thyme, Peppermint, Spearmint so far... I have a ton of Basil, and also Oregano, are those safe too? I have some Sage but I think the sage is bad for my Pilgrim geese if they eat any, so Im not...
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    Before I plant this pussy willow tree, is it poisonous?

    thank you so much! I bookmarked that list :) hallelujah !
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