Duck Growth Spurts?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by dragonshiner, Jul 4, 2008.

  1. dragonshiner

    dragonshiner Songster

    Mar 20, 2008
    NE Wisconsin
    Okay, so I know that with my khaki campbells they hit their growth spurt around their fourth week and just explode in size. Is that the same for all ducks or are some breeds exempt?

    I know my cayuga just hit a spurt. So did some of my buff mixes. But my muscovies are just over four weeks and are still pretty small compared to the others around them. Same with my magpie.
  2. Elfy

    Elfy In the Brooder

    Oct 18, 2007
    New Berlin, WI
    Mine are the same age but they are Rouen mix. I would like to know too.

    Last night was the first over night stay in the duck house with the parents. All is happy.

    Yeah they moved outta the house.
  3. ticks

    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

    Apr 1, 2008
    The Sticks, Vermont
    My rouens went through a quick 2 day growth spurt they are now 2 weeks old and three times the size of when they were day-olds. [​IMG]
  4. BantyHugger

    BantyHugger Songster

    May 23, 2008
    Yeah, i have a pekin/buff baby that had its at 6 weeks. My dad didn't even recognize he was the young one. He kept asking what happened to my duckling. [​IMG]

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