I need help bulking my ducks up.

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by BirdGirl2004, Jun 5, 2017.

  1. BirdGirl2004

    BirdGirl2004 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey guys, going to be putting my ducks in to the 4-h fair, there is only 1 month until they are to be exhibited and they are still pretty small, they are only 3 months old. I need a way to put a little more meat on my birdies bones. Got any ideas?
     
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    PatrickRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

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    Is there a document with weight parameters for judging? Young ducks are naturally slender when they are healthy. What breed?
     
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    BirdGirl2004 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have Ancona ducks. And there not very big, not just in weight but height also.
     
  6. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

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    I think Anconas will take another six months or so to reach full height, based on how long it took my Runners (a smaller breed).
     
  7. BirdGirl2004

    BirdGirl2004 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well durn, ok.
     
  8. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Do you show your ducks in same weight class as other that are entered? probably all the duck that same age will look similar in height and build.
     

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