Ducklings and yarn. Any experience?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by The Duck Ladie, Mar 15, 2017.

  1. The Duck Ladie

    The Duck Ladie Duck Addict

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    My ducklings will be hatching soon. I am making a wool hen as they call it to go along with the other source of heat. It is an old plastic cat litter box. I have of piece of cardboard that i am tying strips of fleece to. I am wondering if i could use yarn as well. Anyone have expierience with ducklings and yarn? Is it safe?
     
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  2. The Duck Ladie

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    I'll need a reply soon
     
  3. Ducks4us

    Ducks4us Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My ducklings try to eat any string they find. So i would say no yarn is not safe. I hope your hatching goes well:)
     
  4. The Duck Ladie

    The Duck Ladie Duck Addict

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    That's what I thought. I will stick with the fleece. Thank you so much!
     
  5. Ducks4us

    Ducks4us Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your welcome. What kinds of ducklings are you hatching?
     
  6. The Duck Ladie

    The Duck Ladie Duck Addict

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    Magpie & Ancona this hatch. Magpies, Anconas, and Campbell mix next time.
     
  7. Ducks4us

    Ducks4us Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh wow those will be cute!!
     
  8. Krazyquilts

    Krazyquilts Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

    If you get a chance, could you post pictures of the wool hen? I'm intrigued.

    How far along are your eggs?
     
  9. The Duck Ladie

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    They pipped today!
     
  10. Krazyquilts

    Krazyquilts Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

    How exciting!!
     

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