Duckoholics Anonymous

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by muslw4, Aug 8, 2011.

  1. muslw4

    muslw4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think I need to join Duckoholics anonymous! I ordered 5 ducks from Metzer, my first. (due to arrive the week of Aug. 22) they aren't even here and I'm already thinking of other ducks I want. There's like 7....or is it 8 other breeds I would like. and then you can't have just one of each breed right? After all there's all the different colors.... I also have 9 chickens and keep thinking of other breeds to try and how to enlarge the chicken house or what I can use for shelters...and and and
    Has anyone else found themselves in this predicament? What do you do? I can't stop the madness!
     
  2. njduck

    njduck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought 20 ducklngs 1 day just because they were a good price.
     
  3. lovesgliders

    lovesgliders Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I only have three ducks but want about 5459863j7 more. LOL

    But I keep reminding myself that the more ducks I have, the less personal attention each gets (mine are pets, eggs are just a nice side bonus) and the grosser the pool gets faster. Seems to keep it under control!
     
  4. muslw4

    muslw4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Good point. that's what I keep telling myself too. I had the same problem with rabbits. Now I have 7 but it's going to stay 7 or less.
     
  5. bayyjayy

    bayyjayy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My very first post was about how addicting they can be and are! I just ordered TEN Anconas and am wanting more already, and they aren't even here! I want at least 3 of each kind!!! I seriously am addicted......or, aduckted as my neighbor said to me one day!
     
  6. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    I'm with lovesgliders fewer ducks, better quality time.

    BUT

    I have nine now, and after a year and a half, I think a dozen would be a good number, give or take three. Next year.
     
  7. aineheartsyou

    aineheartsyou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    <<<Crazy duck lady [​IMG] I am expecting my last duckling shipment at the end of the month and I already have my deposit in for my Holderread order next year [​IMG] In my defense they only sell straight run so I have to order enough to at least get a couple females [​IMG]
     
  8. muslw4

    muslw4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    aineheartsyou , Your in Boise? I was born there. Someday want to move back. I love Idaho.
    I keep going back to Holderread's website. Come on silky ducks...I am definitely going to place my next duck order with them. I jus wish they had Anconas. THe only other place I've found with Anconas has minimum order of 15. Although I could probably sell the ones I don't want. the trouble is once I have them I probably would want them! lol I'm hoping I'll find an Ancona at the swap. also a buff also a saxony... It's hopeless.
     
  9. bayyjayy

    bayyjayy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Boondockers sells Anconas....they have an order minimum of 10....that held me back for a couple of minutes, but they should be here by the end of August.
     
  10. aineheartsyou

    aineheartsyou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yup, Boise, We like it but it isnt "home" we hope to move back to the Walla Walla valley in the next year or two. I have two silky ducks and I LOVE them!!! I am getting 15 more next year [​IMG] I hope to have a couple lil flocks of silkies, runners and anconas. I am hoping I can get lucky enough to get 4-8 females of each.
     

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