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Bought Ducks at TSC! Help with Breed please

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by martinfarms2015, Feb 19, 2016.

  1. martinfarms2015

    martinfarms2015 Out Of The Brooder

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    I bought these cuties today. Anyone know what breed they are?[​IMG]
     
  2. applebutter14

    applebutter14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i would say black swedish-2 years ago i had black swedish just like these. [​IMG]

    they are adorable! [​IMG]good luck on them.
     
  3. martinfarms2015

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    I ask the employees there and they had no idea what any of them were. I thought these were the cutest little things ever!
     
  4. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    They are precious! Now, have you read the Raising Ducklings sticky? And you have them set up with food and water 24/7 and have their brooder at the proper temperature? If they are less than two weeks old, probably around 85F. I kept a thermometer (not mercury, but a spring thermometer) in the brooder so I'd be sure of the temperature.

    What kind of bedding are you using?

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/750869/raising-and-caring-for-ducklings#post_10611711
     
  5. martinfarms2015

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    I'm using pine shavings in the brooder. Is that ok?
     
  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Pine shaving is good as long as they aren't small enough for the ducklings to eat them. usually first week until they know what their feed looks like I keep mine on old clean towels. they are easy to take out shake and wash and reuse. Adorable ducklings Congrats!!,
     

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