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I'd like to get some ducks...what do I do?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Chicky Joy, Jun 3, 2010.

  1. Chicky Joy

    Chicky Joy Songster

    Jun 22, 2008
    I'd like to get a few ducks to keep around the "farm".

    What I'd like to know is how one goes about raising baby ducks? What type of brooder is needed, how long before they can go outside? That sort of thing. Do they need a coop or a different shelter? Will they eat all of my flowers?

    Like I said, I just want a few to have around the yard.
  2. IRL

    IRL Songster

    Apr 12, 2010
    Liveducks.com and feathersite.com's section on ducks both have some great info.
  3. chickboss

    chickboss Songster

    Mar 23, 2010
    Buy Storey's Guide to Raising Ducks by Dave Holderread. Fantastic information! And be warned, if you think chickens are addicting, just wait....[​IMG]

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