Da' Cute and Cuddly Call Duck thread!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by LeBlackbird, Feb 2, 2010.

  1. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    Depends completely on the drake... and having certain amounts of females may ease this but certain breeds, heck personalities play a role in this behaviour. My Pekin drake is a real pill, he has 5 ducks, my main call drake? he's sweet but i have some scovies that are nice boys some who are a tad over the top and i oodles of girls ... it's definitely not a once size fits all answer, that sadly is the trouble with it all lol
     
  2. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    Oh goodness! usually by about 4wks the voices come in, i knew by voice who was who before they had a drake curl. How old were the birds? the drakes are real sweet but i get it if you need girls you need girls lol.
     
  3. chickenlady099

    chickenlady099 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone have calls in or near Sacramento for sale or willing to ship please pm me with what u have where your located and prices thanks
     
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  4. Ledgewood7

    Ledgewood7 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm really just looking for a hen or 2. Would you sell 2 hens? I would be willing to have them shipped. Thanks for replying.
     
  5. chippysmom327

    chippysmom327 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I listened to their voices and they sounded the opposite of our boys. They were about 3 months when I bought them. The grey is getting white belly feathers and the black one makes the muted quack that drakes make. I'll either have to sell two and buy two or buy 4. I honestly don't want 8 ducks, because I like bonding with the ducks in the small group now, but I don't want to sell two because I like them a lot. Ugh.
     
  6. SilkieSensation

    SilkieSensation Overrun With Chickens

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    I have 1 call that hatched about a week & a half ago. The rest of my babies are anconas. I have my bator & brooder in a friend's basement right now because we are having problems with our electric. I won't be over there again until Sat, but I can sex them if you are interested. I haven't been wrong on any yet.
     
  7. AndreaEL

    AndreaEL Out Of The Brooder

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    This is Daffy the rescued wild mallard duckling found in a paddock with no mother or siblings in sight 33 days ago. I think he was only a day old, he arrived with splayed legs and what I think was an air sack rupture. He blew up like a balloon that first night and after doing extensive research on the net I had to prick him with a needle to release the air so the air sac could heal. It was nerve racking to say the least. He/She was only a day old. I pricked him holding my breath and to my surprise the air was released. The next day he was a different little duckling. I had to do it again the next night and since then Daffy has grown into a healthy loving duck. Daffy loves cuddles and is now the most spoiled and loved duck in NZ... People are amazed at how cuddly this adorable wild duck is.. It is fair to say my husband and I have fallen head over heels in love with Daffy, he brings so much joy to our lives and the lives of those he meets. Enjoy this little clip...
     
  8. JadeComputerGal

    JadeComputerGal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is sooo sweet!!! I have to remember to show this to the hubby when he gets home. Congratulations on your beautiful new friend!
     
  9. Amykins

    Amykins Overrun With Chickens

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    Totally cute! But next time, remember to post in the duck thread or mallard threads. This one is exclusively for call ducks. ;)
     
  10. AndreaEL

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    Opps sorry about that, I am new to this site.
     

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