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Chocolate Calls, White Call & Silver Appleyards

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by swheat, Oct 9, 2010.

  1. swheat

    swheat The Bantam Barn

    Mar 18, 2008
    Alabama
    My Coop
    I don't know what came over me to by a pen full of drakes [​IMG] [​IMG] , but here they are. Sorry the pics are not that good I wanted to take a couple before it got dark outside. I will take some better ones to post later. I guess I am in need of a couple of ducks to go with my drakes. These boys are very small. The white call is 2 yo and the others are this years birds.

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  2. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    Oh they are so beautiful! Jealous here. Drakes or hens, Calls are the best. [​IMG]
     
  3. swheat

    swheat The Bantam Barn

    Mar 18, 2008
    Alabama
    My Coop
    Yes, they are beautiful...[​IMG] I guess that is why I brought them home with me. [​IMG]
     
  4. Hattiegun

    Hattiegun Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have 4 Calls 2 boys 2 girls.... luv them luv them [​IMG] r u having problems with all drakes ??
     
  5. TennesseeTruly

    TennesseeTruly Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 5, 2009
    Church Hill, TN
    Well Steve I have eggs in the incubator right now due to hatch any day. I think I have whites, greys, and snowys, if my memory serves me right.

    Laurie
     
  6. swheat

    swheat The Bantam Barn

    Mar 18, 2008
    Alabama
    My Coop
    Quote:Yes, Big Problem with all drakes...They don't lay eggs..[​IMG]


    Quote:Laurie, If you BY any chance hatch all girls PLEASE keep me in mind.

    ETA- I didn't even know they laid this time of year...I thought call only laid in the spring. Cool !
     
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  7. afeatherfan

    afeatherfan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:you said you need a couple hens >>>you need a pen full of hens for all those boys...[​IMG] Ilove my calls.. I know what ya mean when you just cant help your self .. I did the same thing with turkey poults 29 of them LOL..
     
  8. swheat

    swheat The Bantam Barn

    Mar 18, 2008
    Alabama
    My Coop
    More pics of Silver Appleyard Call

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  9. TennesseeTruly

    TennesseeTruly Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 5, 2009
    Church Hill, TN
    Quote:Yes, Big Problem with all drakes...They don't lay eggs..[​IMG]


    Quote:Laurie, If you BY any chance hatch all girls PLEASE keep me in mind.

    ETA- I didn't even know they laid this time of year...I thought call only laid in the spring. Cool !

    They're just starting to hatch so I'll let you know. All these ducks except my whites were hatched late last December and early this January. So they're ALL laying. Today my husband found about 30 eggs between all the Call pens! They're laying up a storm!

    Laurie
     
  10. swheat

    swheat The Bantam Barn

    Mar 18, 2008
    Alabama
    My Coop
    Quote:Yes, Big Problem with all drakes...They don't lay eggs..[​IMG]


    Quote:Laurie, If you BY any chance hatch all girls PLEASE keep me in mind.

    ETA- I didn't even know they laid this time of year...I thought call only laid in the spring. Cool !

    They're just starting to hatch so I'll let you know. All these ducks except my whites were hatched late last December and early this January. So they're ALL laying. Today my husband found about 30 eggs between all the Call pens! They're laying up a storm!

    Laurie

    Awesome ! I had no idea they layed like that. I know muscovies lay throughout the year. I thought all other duck laid from Jan to April(aside from the egg layer ducks). I hope you have great success hatching them.
     

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