A few questions

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by needlessjunk, Sep 13, 2014.

  1. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I have a few questions and would love some input.

    1. Does anyone use pine pellets for bedding? Right now we are using shaving and grass hay. The hay was free otherwise I wouldn't be using it. It's working well, no complaints but I was thinking shavings and pellets would be next.

    2. I'm putting together a first aid kit. What should I have in there. I have blu-kote and electrolytes. Oh and I have vet tape floating around somewhere. Any other must haves for an emergency?

    3. How long should I hold out hope for a female "quack"? Mine at just over 7 weeks and they make all sorts of noises. Everything from a chicken squawking to peeping. Mainly it's more raspy. I just really hope one is a girl and with my luck I know it will be 2 boys and I'll have to figure out what I want to do since I will be getting chickens in the spring. I find it very annoying that all the feed stores only sell straight runs.
     
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  2. Quackers Mama

    Quackers Mama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For the first aid kit I was told this:





     
  3. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, should I return the blu kote then?
     
  4. veronicasmom

    veronicasmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If the blue kote is the bottle with the dauber, I'd keep it. The other stuff is a spray and there are some spots you won't want to spray near. So the dauber bottle works well.
     
  5. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's the spray bottle stuff. Thanks, return it for something else. Is there one that is more multipurpose than the others or something I need more than the others. I'm going I have to buy stuff one at a time.
     

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