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    Ducks keep screaming!

    Hi all, I have 3 pekin ducks, they are fine except that sometimes they start quacking really loud (it sounds like ah-ah-ah-ah). They are around 2 and a half months old, have fresh water, a paddling pool and food. They do this sound randomely but sometimes when they see us or when we pick them...
  2. CityDucklings20

    Ancona Ducklings Growth

    Just wondering if anyone else has raised Ancona ducks? I have 3 that I hatched exactly 3 weeks ago. One started quacking at 1 week old and is fullly quacking now with only peeps when its separated from the others. And they all started getting feathers on their tail and wings before 2 weeks of...
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    question about limestone used in duck house

    is it ok to use limestone inside of my duck house? my floor is dirt in the duck house which isn’t an issue with my 6 older ducks as they do not eat or drink inside of their house at night and have the option to come in and out as they please the entire day, but i have 11 younger babies and they...
  4. Celeeste

    Ducklings still haven't quacked in 9 weeks, they were supposed to be female, are they?

    We paid for 4 female duckling and our two anconas have been quacking for a while while our mallard and cayuga are making a weird noise. They're 9 weeks old now. Could they be late to the quack game or are they Drakes? We got a rooster from a group that was supposed to be all pullets so I...
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    Hello from Western Virginia!

    Hi, I'm Allison. I live in the mountains of western Virginia, in Bath County. I'm 25. I posted some pictures below of my babies. The pictures were just taken! By the way, the ducklings go back inside at night. They're just inside a little playpen that my father made for me to put them outside...
  6. Urban Waddler

    Girl or boy? Quacking now rasping.

    So, I have a 6 week old Peking duck. When it was about 3 weeks or 4 weeks, she started having isolated quacks that were increasing as the day went by. This was much earlier than my previous ladies. But then she went back to baby tweets entirely, and as of a few days ago she sounds like a raspy...
  7. N

    Poorly runner, strange quack and panting! Help please!

    Hi! We noticed our year old runner made a strange noise yesterday when she quacked- we kept a close eye on her yesterday and noticed she was resting a great deal and every now and again began panting. This behaviour seemed to stop after a long drink and she seemed ‘normal’ again although no...
  8. rabiee

    What Breed?

    Hello all! I’m new to ducks and in May brought home two 8wk old ducklings. The farm we got them from had Anaconas, Rouen, Campbells and Muskvoy ducks for sale, I asked for some females and he brought me what he had left. He wasn’t sure what they were though, kinda a strange situation. So flash...
  9. Chicky-bock-bock-mamma

    Sexing Appleyard's

    So I thought it was hard to sex chicks but this is a bother!! Ha, ducks are very hard to sex let alone tell if you have true breeds. I purchased hatching eggs from a local breeder and hatched out some Silver Appleyard's. But 3 looked to be the traditional coloring, and the other 3 looked almost...
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