Duckling mortality?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Eluria, Aug 4, 2014.

  1. Eluria

    Eluria Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We can have 3 ducks, but does anyone know, when ordering ducklings, how many survive shipping and just, well, being babies? I am hoping all of them, but am worried that if one dies then I will have to place a whole new order and I will not meet the minimum. We are ordering a Welsh Harlequin, a Cayuga, and a Blue Swedish, from Metzer Farms I am tempted to get another duckling too, just in case, but the downside is that if I order 4 and they all survive, I have an extra duck to re-home. Advice?

    Starting to wish I lived on a farm lol...
     
  2. Gatsbysmum

    Gatsbysmum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Metzer has a good reputation and baby birds usually survive delivery none the worse for wear, even from hatcheries a bit less reputable *cough cough* McMurray *cough cough*
     
  3. Gatsbysmum

    Gatsbysmum Chillin' With My Peeps

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