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Da' Cute and Cuddly Call Duck thread!

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

  1. JadeComputerGal

    JadeComputerGal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What do you mean about being surprised you got a drake? Were you meaning to get something else and got that by accident?
     
  2. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I just meant i was hoping to gain a blue fawn drake but this isn't a drive thru you get what you get, so was happy to gain what i wanted, that doesn't happen all the time when your hatching your own, buying it is more controllable especially if you purchase birds old enough to know their sexes.
     
  3. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I have shown him before but i have just dubbed him 'blue' for now lol

    [​IMG]
     
  4. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I'm sorry your having such a time, unfortunately, i am not even in the US... maybe in the spring you will have more luck, any rescues around you? it's hard i know personally my calls stopped laying ages ago, as a matter of fact none returned to laying after all the babies hatched.
     
  5. Julie Bird

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    I feel it's a plausible scenario you present, Jade. The rounder little head's structure may just be the reason the cheek feathers puff out.
     
  6. Amykins

    Amykins Overrun With Chickens

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    No, none that have waterfowl. And even then I couldn't take any of them in since they'd 99.9% be likely to be outdoor ducks. I'm resolved to the fact that I'm gonna have to wait until springtime, in fact I may have a chocolate bibbed egg with my name on it! I guess I'm just antsy since between non-vet related job offers and Wobbles' own well being, I worry. A lot.
     
  7. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I understand, i think the fact calls laying season is so short is not helping you at all. You need a young bird, clearly as well. Have you consider another bantam breed?
     
  8. Julie Bird

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    super cute super cute
     
  9. JadeComputerGal

    JadeComputerGal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He looks like a BF to me. It's really neat to get something you were hoping for but not expecting. Are you going to breed him with the BF ducks? You could get some nice pastels from that [​IMG]
     
  10. Amykins

    Amykins Overrun With Chickens

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    TBH, not really...I know I'm being stubborn and perhaps a bit irrational but I'm dead set on another call duck. I'm in love with them, if I get another high quality one I won't have to worry about different sized diapers, and there could be the possibility of babies in the future. :3
     

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