call ducks or clearview hatchery

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by critterranch, Oct 17, 2010.

  1. critterranch

    critterranch Songster

    Oct 1, 2010
    Red Creek, New York
    anyone ever buy any? from them or anyother duckling threw mail order?
  2. duckluv

    duckluv Crowing

    Aug 20, 2010
    I've never bought from efowl, but it has a not so good reputation. Sometimes they use stolen pictures. I don't know much else about it.
  3. bufforp89

    bufforp89 Songster

    Jul 26, 2009
    Chenango Forks NY
    I have also heard not so great things about efowl. Never heard of the other ones. If you search efowl in the search bar you can read all of the bad reviews from members.
  4. katharinad

    katharinad Overrun with chickens

    Efowl seems to be an outlet that does not have ducklings on site or hatches themselves. They have hatcheries drop ship for them, and sometimes screw up with letting them know what sexes etc. Better off to go directly. Metzer Farms is a very reputable source, and I'm sure there are others. Why don't you list what breeds you are looking for? I'm sure that will help to suggest a good hatchery.
  5. sourmilknightmares

    sourmilknightmares In the Brooder

    Aug 8, 2010
    I highly recommend Metzer Farms. They have a good selection of birds, good prices and great communication. I ordered three ducks--different breeds and all female. They were born on a Tuesday in California and arrived on the coast of north Carolina very early on Thursday morning. All healthy and all still looking female so far! Lol my ducks didn't even seem phased from shipping. As soon as I got them out of the box they hopped right to doing what it is baby birds do.
  6. critterranch

    critterranch Songster

    Oct 1, 2010
    Red Creek, New York
    call duck hatchery that ships duckling , no eggs no adults i dont care about quailty i just want as pets.
  7. Senna95

    Senna95 Songster

    Apr 6, 2010
    I got some ducks this spring from e-fowl. They were GREAT! I couldn't tell them apart from some that I got from another source. That suggests that they drop-ship from other hatcheries or individuals. And that's not necessarily a bad thing: Small hatcheries or individuals that specialize in certain breeds often are more dedicated and have better quality then some of the "big guys".
  8. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

    Aug 3, 2009
    If I were you, I would research and find a reputable breeder-I got hosed buying Call eggs off of ebay and ended up with 2 Bantam Mallards and 1 Gray Pied Call. Not that I don't love them, just not what I paid for. Lesson learned.
  9. chickensioux

    chickensioux Songster

    Feb 12, 2009
    Western North Carolina
    I ordered 6 call ducklings from Squaw Creek Farm and was very happy. Stan was very helpful and informative.
  10. critterranch

    critterranch Songster

    Oct 1, 2010
    Red Creek, New York
    i looked at their website i could not find call ducks or and duckling ontheir web site only pairs of wild waterfowl. did i look at right web site?

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