I need ducks!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by doubleatraining, Feb 7, 2012.

  1. doubleatraining

    doubleatraining Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I completely blame Bhep because I now need ducks! She very graciously gave me a few dozen duck eggs....I baked with them....now I need ducks! LOL

    She has offered to sell me 3 of her 300 ducks. I was thinking about getting a drake to cross them with....I'm all about DP. Maybe put a Scovie pair in with them too.

    I know they will need a tub of water and lots of cleaning.....

    I hope to put them in the woods/shade some so they can have a wetter area. I hope to find a simple fencing/pens.

    Ideas? Suggestions? Tips?
     
  2. BHep

    BHep Overrun With Chickens

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  3. BHep

    BHep Overrun With Chickens

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  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I agree DT it's all BHeps fault. but onty 3 of her 300? why thats just a drop in the bucket.
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  5. doubleatraining

    doubleatraining Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lydia, How many eggs do you think I can bake with in a day?!?! LOL Its a good small number to start with.
     
  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    But they last for months.. [​IMG]
     
  7. doubleatraining

    doubleatraining Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not familiar with ducks at all except for the information I've acquired in passing.....Can I cross the 300 with a Muscovy drake to have a nice DP cross? I've never eaten duck but I plan on trying it to make sure I like it.
     
  8. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    you can cross a muscovy with a 300 but ,most if not all the off spring will be mules or not able to reproduce,.
     
  9. BHep

    BHep Overrun With Chickens

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    Hey..... I did not know that. Then something new every day........... Thank ML
     

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