I hear you knocking . . . .

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Enchanted Sunrise Farms, Nov 28, 2010.

  1. Enchanted Sunrise Farms

    Enchanted Sunrise Farms Overrun With Chickens

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    The restless crowd gathers outside our back door chanting "Give us peas! Give us peas!"

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  2. love_a_duck

    love_a_duck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    when they get more than restless, you could have trouble!
    are they quiet when they are milling about waiting for peas?
    and, is there one (like that beautiful BEI?) that is the spokesduck?
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  3. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

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    OMG I am absolutely in love with your crested ducks!!! [​IMG]
    I hope I make a decission with my ducks [​IMG]
     
  4. Enchanted Sunrise Farms

    Enchanted Sunrise Farms Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Oh yes, they are quiet as little meeces - NOT! We have 11 girls and one boy named Lucky, so when they get worked up it is LOUD. Mrs. Wiffle, the Cayuga, is the spokesduck. She was our first duck and the oldest, so she's in charge. But the Golden Hybrid 300s are a close second in line for volume. These are my first ducks so i didn't know that only the girls quack, while the boys have a raspy voice.

    Also because i'm new to ducks, what does BEI stand for?
     
  5. Enchanted Sunrise Farms

    Enchanted Sunrise Farms Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:i love the cresteds, but didn't know until after i got them that they are prone to neurological problems. Three are okay but one little girl, Cindy, arrived small and shaky. She managed to grow up and can eat and forage just fine, but her neck is a bit crooked. And when she gets scared she walks in circles or else falls over and can't get up.

    So, what is the decision you are looking to make with your ducks? Are you adding more?
     
  6. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

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    Quote:i love the cresteds, but didn't know until after i got them that they are prone to neurological problems. Three are okay but one little girl, Cindy, arrived small and shaky. She managed to grow up and can eat and forage just fine, but her neck is a bit crooked. And when she gets scared she walks in circles or else falls over and can't get up.

    So, what is the decision you are looking to make with your ducks? Are you adding more?

    No, My mom is back to the selling the ducks and she wants to get either peacocks or pheasants....... So
     
  7. Enchanted Sunrise Farms

    Enchanted Sunrise Farms Overrun With Chickens

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    Oh, i've never had peacocks or pheasants, but know people that have them. Ducks are so much more fun!
     
  8. katharinad

    katharinad Overrun with chickens

    I hope she knows that peacocks are very noisy. Not only do they like to sit on a roof, they also like to let people know they are there with making the 3am racket each day.
     
  9. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

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    Quote:I love them but what mom says goes....
     
  10. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

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    Quote:She knows and where they are going to live is about 10 yards away from the house
     

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