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How do you weigh a duck?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by spiritbrook, Oct 9, 2015.

  1. spiritbrook

    spiritbrook Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Seriously... I'm trying to figure out if my ducks are anywhere close to the standard. How do folks weigh their ducks?
     
  2. Buck Oakes

    Buck Oakes Chillin' With My Peeps

    On a scale loL XD but in all serious ness as long as your ducks are healthy and have a relative weight, they're fine :)
     
  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    For day to day, Buck Oakes and I agree. And I think we'd both say (don't mean to overstep, here, Buck) that if you do need the weight to monitor weight loss or gain in the case of serious illness or medicine dosage, a large kitchen scale works.

    There are many to choose from, based on a quick web search I just did.

    In fact, I think I ought to look into that for our flock.
     
  4. spiritbrook

    spiritbrook Chillin' With My Peeps

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    But what TYPE of scale? What do they use at duck shows? My kitchen scale doesn't cut it. The bathroom scale doesn't either except when I stand on it too, and I KNOW that weight isn't right. I thought about a fishing scale, perhaps with a fishing net to hold the duck. I just now thought of a baby scale, but thing again it might start too high.
     
  5. Amiga

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    jducour Chillin' With My Peeps

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    jducour Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Yes, you know how self-centered I am!!! My ducks range in weight from 2 to 5 pounds.
     
  9. Buck Oakes

    Buck Oakes Chillin' With My Peeps

    oh yeah tots
     
  10. jducour

    jducour Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are 2-6 lbs, but please, don't forget the chubby duckies [​IMG]
     

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