9 Crested Rouen ducklings - local pickup only

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  1. Baybrio

    Baybrio Chillin' With My Peeps

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    (Unless you want all nine ducklings please PM me instead of pressing "Buy it Now")

    I'm still trying to reduce the number of fowl on my farm due to medical issues so I am offering nine very cute Crested Rouen ducklings. They are just now feathering as you can see from the pics.

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    They are very cute and very treat oriented.

    I would like $40.00 for the group, or $5.00 each.

    For folks not familiar with Rouen coloring, these ducklings will look like mallards when they mature, but will be much bigger and do not fly.

    The crests on these ducklings range from large and symmetrical to my favorite snail, who has a crest and a dot.

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    They were hatched on my farm under Little Dot. She sat on nine eggs and nine little cuties hatched. Please be aware that the crest is produced by abnormalities in how the brain and skull develop, typically resulting in a poor hatch rate, and even more worrisome - some of the ducklings may have or develop neurological issues ranging from balance problems to seizures.

    But if you are looking for some very cute ducks and don't plan on breeding these cuties can be a fun addition to your yard or pond.

    They are located in Northern Illinois.
     
  2. ShuckyDuckyQuackQuack

    ShuckyDuckyQuackQuack Out Of The Brooder

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    Would you be willing to ship a duckling if you had another crested rouen batch?
     
  3. Baybrio

    Baybrio Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ShuckyDuckyQuackQuack,

    I could if I had another hatch in the fall. I think it is just too hot right now. However I'm really not planning another hatch - of course I was not really planning for this one either [​IMG] [​IMG]

    I will let you know if I have another hatch.

    Lydia
     
  4. tbitt

    tbitt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have an idea (about) how old they are?

    (I'm wondering if one would fit into either of my groups)
     
  5. Baybrio

    Baybrio Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I believe they are about 6 weeks old. This week they just started to use their adult voices. They were hatched here, I'd think I could remember exactly but I just can't. [​IMG]

    How old are your groups?
     
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  6. tbitt

    tbitt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a group of adult ducks and a group of 4 week old babies....
     
  7. Baybrio

    Baybrio Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure which they would fit in with. I think if you wanted just one it would fit in best with your four week old ducks, but it is hard to tell which group would be more accepting.
     

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