Finally a duck owner!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by DrHawkeye07, May 27, 2018.

  1. DrHawkeye07

    DrHawkeye07 Chirping

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    After about 4 years of research and waiting for the right timing, I finally received a bundle of joy in the mail this week! All Silver Appleyard ducklings from Metzer Farms. It's been a joy getting to bond with them this week!

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  2. Jpat

    Jpat Crowing

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    I love them!
     
  3. CrystaBub

    CrystaBub Mother Duck to Jabby, Gabby, Abby and Dabby

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    So precious!!!!’ Enjoy those cute babies!!! :frow:woot
     
  4. jennybvcr

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    Ahh yes week one is quite a joy. Wait until week five and you’re $1,000 in to building a run for them and they’ve escaped and pooped all over your guest room. Just kidding. Kind of. They’re so cute!!! Just... if you don’t have a run yet, start it now!!!
     
  5. DrHawkeye07

    DrHawkeye07 Chirping

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    Mine is already complete. I decided to get housing done first before they arrived. I didn't want to race against time once they got here.
     
  6. Ducksandchickens

    Ducksandchickens Free Ranging

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  7. jennybvcr

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    Oh man you’re smart and responsible! Well then enjoy your darlings! They’re beautiful.
     
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  8. DrHawkeye07

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    Just 4. My wife told me to start slow :D
     
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  9. CrystaBub

    CrystaBub Mother Duck to Jabby, Gabby, Abby and Dabby

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    Wow you are smart! You did this the right way - unlike me who hadn’t planned at all for the little darlings that unexpectedly followed me home from the farm store. ;)
     
  10. jennybvcr

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    Yea see... more of a jump in feet first and we’ll work it out type like me! :lau
     
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