cayuga duck thread

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by holm25, Apr 23, 2014.

  1. DisneyGal25

    DisneyGal25 Chirping

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    Hello-

    We are getting 3 Cayuga ducklings in less than two weeks!!!! This is our first time ever raising ducks! We live in the city so unfortunately we can only have 3 w/o a permit.. :(

    We are getting one male and two females... Planning to raise them as pets with our dog and two cats... Wanting to get eggs from them... Any tips you all can give would be amazing!
     
  2. buff goose guy

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    Not a good idea ,
    About the dog and cat thing

    Also i don't recommend ever raising ducking in the city .
     
  3. buff goose guy

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    I've lost some ducklings to cats


    Also you need a pond not a pool a pond

    A pond is proven to be more healthier to a duck than a pool .
     
  4. DUCKOBSESSED

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    My dogs are great with my ducks. My cat is afraid of ducks but is bad with chicks. It takes a lot of work. All my ducks are happy just having some kiddy pools to play in.
     
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  5. DisneyGal25

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    Our ducks will be outdoors once they are adults.... When they are ducklings they will be inside with us! I'm hoping they imprint a little.
     
  6. buff goose guy

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    They always do it just takes bonding
     
  7. DisneyGal25

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    We won't have the cats next to them... They will be in a dog run or with us.... Our dog could care less about other animals... Thanks for your input!
     
  8. earlyredrooster

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    Can I breed the tuft ouyt of my duck or should I eat her and get a couple more for my drake.
     
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  9. DisneyGal25

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    Early-

    Do you have any Cayuga tips for a newbie?
     
  10. earlyredrooster

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    This my first go with ducks but I have noticed poultry conditioner is almost a requirement in their diet if you want to keep them healthy. Mine are 12 weeks old today and their growth rate seemed to double when I added conditioner to their diet at 1/Tsp per bird.
     
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