First ducks!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by rjrinehart, Mar 11, 2017.

  1. rjrinehart

    rjrinehart Out Of The Brooder

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    I got a Rouen and a khaki Campbell the other day. Super cute. Any and all advice welcome. I have a heat lamp on the in a galvanized tub.
     
  2. GoldenFlight

    GoldenFlight Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Congrats!!!!!![​IMG] Have fun with them!!! Any specific questions?
     
  3. Ducks4us

    Ducks4us Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How exciting!! Is this your first time with ducks?
    They always need enough water to dip their beak past there little nose holes so they can clean them out.
    And are way way messier than chicks! Haha. But so worth it:)
     
  4. QuackSpeak

    QuackSpeak Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. rjrinehart

    rjrinehart Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks guys! Yes first time with ducks! When do I need to let them hang out in the tub?
     
  7. rjrinehart

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    Is this a Rouen and a khaki?
     
  8. pomnovice

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    That definitely looks like it! I've heard that if the Khaki has dark feet, that she's a duck, and if they're orange, he's a drake. Might be a rumour, might not be.
     
  9. GoldenFlight

    GoldenFlight Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    You could let them swim in some warm water at a day or two old, but make sure they aren't away from their heat lamp too long.

    Sure looks like it from this picture! Is the Khaki younger?

    It's true, just not for ducklings...
     
  10. QuackSpeak

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    Looks like it! They are adorable!
     

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