ducks are NOTHING like chickens

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by klf73, Jul 9, 2011.

  1. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
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    I had a few runner eggs in the hatcher. One hatched and was alone for a whole day. the next day another hatched and unlike chicks the first one ran right over and cuddled right up with the new one....the chicks would have been pecking the heck out of it. I am soooo loving these ducks [​IMG]
    1 day old on left and 2 day old on right
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    Last edited: Jul 9, 2011
  2. Sword

    Sword Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations on your new ducks!
     
  3. ZoeS95423

    ZoeS95423 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are also nothing like chickens when it comes to cleanliness, but its totally worth it [​IMG]
     
  4. Rhondax6

    Rhondax6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awww so sweet! And lets not forget they're nothing alike in the food department! I learned the hard way. Yours are cute cute.
     
  5. lovesgliders

    lovesgliders Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awh, cute story and pic!

    I am new to both ducks and chickens but I totally agree with you. Chickens may be easier to keep, but ducks are more entertaining, more social, and more FUN! [​IMG]
     
  6. ZoeS95423

    ZoeS95423 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:They can be if your feed flock raiser, thats for chickens, ducks turkeys and other birds.
     
  7. Big Dreamer

    Big Dreamer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe they are nothing like chickens because their ducks?
     
  8. Rhondax6

    Rhondax6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:They can be if your feed flock raiser, thats for chickens, ducks turkeys and other birds.

    Flock raiser, thats the actual name? Good to know, thanks!
     

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