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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  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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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 Premium Member

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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

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    Well durn, ok.
     
  8. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    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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