ducks

  1. Avoidably

    What breed is this?

    I frequent a duck pond down by my house, and I’ve gotten pretty good at identifying the different wild duck breeds that live there. However, there is one duck (affectionately nicknamed Turkey Bob) that is MUCH larger than the other mallards, and has different colorings. The closest ID I can give...
  2. Maddy10122

    HELP!!! 2 YEARS, NO MOLTING FROM DUCK

    Hello everyone! Some background: My ducks were born in June of 2017. Being a first time duck/chicken mom, I when they came to age, I promptly trimmed their flight feathers in fear of them flying away. One of the ducks has molted multiple times in the years since, but the other duck still has...
  3. R

    Ducks quit laying eggs?

    Hello all this is Rebecca and it is my first time raising ducks. We have five cayucas in total four females and one male. They seem to all be getting along well after integrating my older 3 ducks with my younger two ducks born in May and August respectively. The new transition together was late...
  4. 0ddaudd

    Male Duck Trying To Mate With Chicken Hens !!!

    Hey ! So around March of last year I got a Pekin duckling and two Rhode Island Red chicks. At the time, being a new poultry owner, I didnt think too much about the sex of the duck. I raised them all together and they lived quite peacefully together. But these last few weeks Eli (the male pekin)...
  5. S

    What is this duck breed?

    So i was told this duck is cayuga but the guy was given her and really didn't seem sure.. I kinda thought she was mixed with something. She has brownish spots on her back. Her bill and feet are orange. Shes much smaller than my cayuga and not as iridescent. But then tonight i got looking and...
  6. cityfarmer12

    Is it dangerous to let ducks swim in water runoff?

    Hello everyone! I have a small flock of 5 ducks that are currently penned up near the house in a chicken tractor. This winter, I am working on fencing off the back half of the property (about half an acre) to give the livestock (ducks, chickens, turkeys and hopefully goats) more room to...
  7. X

    Ducks Keep Escaping & Go into the Street

    I use to have 4 khaki campbell ducks, but the fox got two. So know I have two a female and a male. This is my first winter with ducks. My ducks keep escaping their in coop, that has a roof, and a chicken run, that I build that has a roof. The female has a nest. The female gets out frequently...
  8. AshleyNicole06

    PLEASE HELP!! ASAP

    Hi! Just wondering if anyone has seen this before? Its hanging out of his butt and at the end his penis I think. I thought he just froze his penis to ice, and when I went to bathe him in Epsom salt and warm water. I felt it, and it wasnt cold. Theres also blood? Hes a pekin. He seems to be...
  9. Bettyboop7499

    Duck is playing Hide & Seek...

    Hello BYC! Happy New Year! I haven't been on in awhile..sure have missed you all! So, among so many things going on on the farm I have been waiting FOREVER for my Pekin to start laying eggs, the Runners laid a few in late summer..then stopped. It got quite cold in October..I thought maybe...
  10. shawluvsbirds

    Calls and Cayugas 2020

    Duck and Jane
  11. S

    Combined Duck/Geese Coop Ideas Needed

    I'm looking for ideas on coop/run design for a "larger" combined flock of ducks and geese. We are looking to get 10 Indian Runner ducks, 1 Cayuga, 1 Rouen, and 2 Pilgrim geese at the beginning of June. Right now we're in the planning stage, and are needing to build a new coop and run to house...
  12. KaleDaDuck

    Will a shaked up egg hatch?

    So i recivied a couple of duck muscovy eggs from my uncle's friend but it was all soiled up and dirty with poop on them.. So i took some steel wool and cleaned it up but i might have shakend them too hard its already day one of incubating is this gonna work out?
  13. M

    San bernardino and riverside county, CA duck laws?

    Hi all! We made the decision to move to either San bernardino County or riverside county. We are going to focus on just ducks and we're wondering what the laws were. I can't find anything on ducks on their websites
  14. M

    Unwell duckling, please help.

    Hi all, just registered, first time posting, on the 29th of November I hatched two new ducklings, other than one (now named Snowflake) having slightly splayed legs all had seemed fine, for about the first week they were fed a crumb / mashed boiled egg mixture and Snowflake gradually made a...
  15. CLovesDucks

    Duck Christmas Tree

    The ducks needed a little holiday cheer so... I made them an edible lettuce Christmas tree with a squash star and tomato ornaments. From my family to yours, Merry Quackmas! ❤️
  16. BallyFarm

    Frozen Eggs

    Do any of your frozen eggs crack? My duck eggs seem to always be cracked and frozen solid inside. I decided to peel away the shell and see how the egg looked inside just for fun. But I wasn’t sure if there was a way to prevent cracked frozen eggs.
  17. D

    Duck severely bullied and injured

    Hello, I have four female ducks, two khaki campbells and two cherry valleys. A few months ago one of the cherry, Pebble was limping so I took her to the vet. They said it was probably something internal but they could not be sure until they had run more tests which would be very expensive and...
  18. Squeak61

    Female Muscovy and Ancona

    I’m selling my female lilac looney Muscovy and my female lilac Ancona with heavy chest rust. They’re both from Al’s Quackery, and I have all their birth dates. I’m asking $50 dollars for the Muscovy, $20 for the Ancona, or $60 for both. I’m open to other offers. I’m in CT :)
  19. FathertoFeathers

    How much calcium?

    I ordered some baby chicks awhile ago and they’re expected to get here on Thursday so I got Putin’s flockraiser for the baby chicks and the full grown ducks. I forgot to get oyster shell to go with and just barely ran out of layer feed and just got back from tractor supply. :barnie:he So before...
  20. bdfive

    Black Australian Swan

    I have a healthy 4 year old male Black Australian swan that needs a mate. Do you have a mature female available, reasonably priced? Also open to giving up Gunther to a good forever home where he would be with a female. Price negotiable. Won't ship him so must be within driving distance of San...
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