He has agreed! I have already written the check!

Cetawin

Chicken Beader
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Mar 20, 2008
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Yep DH has agreed to let me have ducks. Amazingly, he did not even twitch, raise an eyebrow, sigh or snarl when I said...we can drive nearly 4 hours one way with only a day's notice and get a few as in 2 or 3 OR we can get them shipped with a minimum of 10 unsexed and 11.00 for shipping...so roughly 56.00 total or $ 14.25 plus gas roundtrip. He said "Order 10 and we can put the extra drakes in the freezer".

so, I just filled out my order form, wrote the check, sealed the envelope and put the stamp on my order to Holderread's for:

5 ancona and 5 golden welsh harlequins

My hope is to get a good trio out of the sets. She said this year they are running about 50/50 drake/hen on hatches so....YAY ME


I am gonna be a duck mommy I am gonna be a duck mommy

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Dar

Crowing
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thats cool

I was looking at the ducks yesterday at the auction and i guess DH seen the wheels in my head turning and he asked where we are going to put the pond
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but I replied that will be next years adventure
 

Mahonri

Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast
Premium Feather Member
13 Years
May 14, 2008
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If you've got a pond and the room, I say go for it.

And if you don't have a pond... you can always make one and stock it with fish of some sort!
 

ChooksChick

BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist
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Aug 17, 2008
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...and the dangerous question is being asked, signaling that Renee has lost her marbles and is now thinking about ducks...


How big a pond do you need for a couple of ducks, and does one want to get a drake in town, and is it a bad idea in a city backyard of ~6000 sq. ft.??

omg...I've lost my mind.
 
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