Call duck pics and ????s....

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by CrzyChicLady, Jun 26, 2011.

  1. CrzyChicLady

    CrzyChicLady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got these Call ducks from a friend who couldn't take care of them anymore. He told me it was 4 males and 3 females. I'm going to get rid of 3 males to make the ration 1:3. I'm wondering which drake I should keep. I'm assuming the two white and the one butterscotch are the females? I like the one drake with the dark head (all the way on the right of the pic) because he is very stocky and round but I also like the light colored ones too. What do you think? Does the 1 drake to 3 duck ratio sound about right? Which drake do you think would make the prettiest babies? Also, they are very nervous. Is this normal for call ducks or is it because they were poorly socialized? Finally, what's a good treat for them?

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  2. animalpro24

    animalpro24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    1 male to 3 girls is good. Doesn't matter which male you like just pick one, they're all great. It's normal for them to be afraid, poor socialization.
     
  3. THunter

    THunter Chillin' With My Peeps

    I like the one you like best.
     
  4. TK Poultry

    TK Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would keep a pair of butters and find a drake for that whites.... thats just me though
     
  5. critterranch

    critterranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i would keep one of the 3 butterscotch drakes.the other drake is grey. and buy a white drake for your white hens.
     
  6. CrzyChicLady

    CrzyChicLady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So those light colored drakes are "butterscotch"?
     
  7. critterranch

    critterranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes
     
  8. lovin my birds

    lovin my birds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I say you buy your whites a drake. Get 8 more butterscoth females(to make the ratio 1 drake to 3 ducks), and get three grey females. Perfect solution! Haha! [​IMG] Yay more duckies! [​IMG] I hope to one day have calls! They are adorable! [​IMG]
     
  9. CrzyChicLady

    CrzyChicLady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG] You're gonna get me in trouble! [​IMG] ... but I like the way you think!
     

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