Got my order from Metzer today!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Mom2Munchkins, Jun 9, 2010.

  1. Mom2Munchkins

    Mom2Munchkins Songster

    Mar 2, 2009
    Upstate NY
    I ordered a pair of buff goslings, 6 runners, a cayuga female and a buff female. These are my first goslings. Anyway, I put them in the brooder and they start going crazy in their waterer. Not surprising. So a few of the ducklings got themselves sooo wet, and I see the female gosling picking at them. I thought she was being mean, but then it looked like she was just trying to clean them.... Is this normal? I don't want her to hurt the little guys!
  2. bock

    bock Songster

    Oct 10, 2008
    Northern CA
    So cute! [​IMG] I ordered 10 ducks and 2 geese from Metzer Farms in March. Now they are the size of my adult ducks! They grow WAY too fast. [​IMG] As far as the little goose goes I am not sure, I would just keep an eye on them. Good luck, and have fun with ur babies! [​IMG]
  3. TennesseeTruly

    TennesseeTruly Songster

    Mar 5, 2009
    Church Hill, TN
    My goslings clean my ducklings all the time. I think its so darn cute. Just watch to make sure they're not being too rough but I think they'll be fine. Good luck!

  4. Sweetfolly

    Sweetfolly Songster

    Apr 17, 2009
    Kildare, Wisconsin
    I went over to another BYC member's place earlier this week to pick up some Call ducklings, and her geese were cleaning her sheep! [​IMG]

    I think I might just have to add some geese to the flock next year! [​IMG]

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