I need your guys help

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by poultrykeeper08, Oct 28, 2008.

  1. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Songster

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    I went a little crazy over the summer buying birds !

    I now need to down size and i dont know what i should get rid of . I like them all the same

    I have
    DUCKS-
    wood ducks
    mandarins
    ring teal
    chiloe widgeons
    muscovey

    PHEASANTS
    silver
    red golden
    yellow golden
    red golden/lady amherst cross
    wild ring neck
    white ringneck
    malanistic

    What would you get rid of and keep ?
     

  2. chicken_boy_Kurt

    chicken_boy_Kurt Songster

    Mar 20, 2008
    I'm totally going on how I like their looks okay? [​IMG]

    Of the ducks you should get rid of:
    ring teal
    and chiloe widgeons

    Of the pheasants you should get rid of:
    red golden/lady amherst cross
    wild ring neck
    white ringneck
    and malanistic
     
  3. jubylives

    jubylives Songster

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    If you were close i'd help you with the wood ducks. [​IMG]


    jeremy
     
  4. KingsCalls

    KingsCalls Songster

    Oct 22, 2007
    New Market,Tn.
    I may be of no help at all but, here is what I'd do. I'd pick what I think is my favorite breed or couple of breeds of ducks and keep those. I'd do the same with the pheasents. Only you know which one's you like best so, only you can make this desision.
     
  5. Out of the ducks, I would just keep the Mandarins and Wood Ducks.
     

  6. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    i think you should keep ALL the ducks,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, and send me ALL the pheasants [​IMG]
     
  7. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing Premium Member

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    Put them all in your freezer and enjoy your labors with a hot meal on the long cold winter nights.
     
  8. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    Quote:it always ends with 1 of your recipe's dont it ,, hehehe [​IMG]
     
  9. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing Premium Member

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    Now, 1much - No one will pay what they are really worth. They ate more feed than can easily be recouped by selling them.

    Kill the fatted calf and enjoy your own fruits of labor is always a good option.
     

  10. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    ohhh i KNOW ,, its jus now i look forward to ya recipe's hehehe is why i am waiting for the day you'll finally marry me,,hehe,, well ya dont have to marry me,,, cooking for me would be nuff [​IMG]

    and you are right,, you'll NEVER get what their worth,,, cept a full tummy [​IMG]
     

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