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Call Ducks Hatchery

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by UrbanQuack, Jun 7, 2009.

  1. UrbanQuack

    UrbanQuack New Egg

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    Does anyone know of a good hatchery that sells baby call ducks? I know McMurray hatchery sells juvenile call ducks, but I dont know how old they would be. Has anyone bought from them? On a side note, those that own call ducks, do you like owning these species? What is the bad part/side to owning these ducks? Have they flown away? Pictures are greatly appreciated.
     
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    You'd be better off to find a breeder to buy some from.

    I have calls and they're fun little ducks. None of mine have flown away, but I keep mine penned so they can't.
     
  3. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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  4. goosedragon

    goosedragon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2009
    Central NC
    Quote:Day old Calls are very delicate and do not survive mail shipment well, so I expect hatcheries and breeders might provide them on a pick-up only basis. (who wants to receive a box of dead cute ducklings?)
     
  5. Duck Keeper

    Duck Keeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They only sell started birds, or adults. Nobody sells call ducklings unless you go pick them up at the breeder's.
     
  6. tonini3059

    tonini3059 [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Luv

    Nov 6, 2008
    Southwestern PA
    I have them! I love the little guys they are adorable and mine a super friendly. I have never had a problem with them flying away. Scooter, one I had hatched myself and was a lone baby, will fly over to me when she sees me outside, but never to get away. When I add new adults I clip their wings to keep them in the pen the first week because my pen is not covered, but after that I never clip them again. I ordered some off of Mrs.Turbo and she ships them at a couple weeks old. All of them made it fine.
     
  7. Mrs. Turbo

    Mrs. Turbo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 26, 2009
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    I think I have a few black bibbed and maybe a couple silver appleyard calls running around that can also go. Because of the size and ages I can only ship 2-3 per box.
    They will all be $25 each. One box shipped is a flat rate of $50, two boxes shipped is $70.
    everything else is listed on eggbidd.
     
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  8. UrbanQuack

    UrbanQuack New Egg

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    Mrs. Turbo, Im not ready to own duck as of now, but I found your website yesterday and I was amazed at how neat everything looks and the multiple varieties of colors and variations you have, its amazing. I definitely will look into contacting you next spring though, maybe by then Ill be ready, at the moment I'm only contemplating the idea and trying to learn as much as possible, but those Call ducks are just irresistible.
     
  9. Mrs. Turbo

    Mrs. Turbo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 26, 2009
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    Quote:They are very irresistible.....lol [​IMG]
    Our animals are a full time job to take care of.....and thank you for the compliments to the website.
     
  10. LALADY1101

    LALADY1101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi Mrs. Turbo,

    Do you have any white call ducklings available? I am having a heck of a time finding them. I am on a couple of waiting lists but I think most breeders are having a rough time hatching this year.
     

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