2 New Welsh Harlequin drakes!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Caprice_Acres, Oct 18, 2010.

  1. Caprice_Acres

    Caprice_Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 28, 2010
    I finally got 2 drakes to go with my 3 hens that I hatched this spring. 2 drakes and 3 hens may seem like a bad number, but I actually intend to separate the drakes most of the time unless I want hatching eggs - and when they're NOT separate, they'll have muscovy hens to molest too.... [​IMG]

    They are from Metzers. Thanks again for Vicki2x2 for these guys. [​IMG] I really like them! They were well behaved at the rabbit show where I picked them up. They've been following my girls around dutifully. My hens were TERRIFIED of the scary things when they first arrived, but they now tolerate them. The 'scovies and geese were not pleased, it was funny to see the drakes running ahead of a line of curious and slightly territorial muscovies/geese. They quickly settled in and are doing well though, once initial curiosity wore off. They've been free ranging and seemingly are doing well. I'm assuming that they're following the hens to the food dish, but if I don't actually see them eating by tomorrow I plan on herding them to the feed so I can make sure. [​IMG]


  2. love_a_duck

    love_a_duck Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 26, 2010
    Waterford, Michigan
    they are beautiful caprice acres.
    i see that scovey in the foreground keepin an eye on them!
  3. CityChicker

    CityChicker Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 21, 2009
    Wow! Those guys are gorgeous! I never would have thought those were from Metzer's. I have noticed the quality on their WH seems to be getting better and better. Those are some of the nicest drakes I have seen from them. Good for you! They should make good breeders.
  4. Baymule

    Baymule Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 1, 2010
    Northeast Texas
    Ooooooooooooooohhhhhh Pretty!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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