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I'm getting 4 ducklings!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by duckncover, Jan 19, 2009.

  1. duckncover

    duckncover Duck Obsessed

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    I'm getting them in the mail from Ideal. I ordered 2 crested blue swidish pullets and 2 black india ducks...

    They're shipping the 21st but I have some questions.

    1. Will they ship to my house?

    2. Are they going to give me male chicks with this order to keep them warm?!?!? I wasn't told this until I already ordered! I'm NOT allowed to have roosters.

    3. Are they good with they're Garentee or not?

    4. Can someone volenteer to take any roosters chicks?

    Thanks everyone!

    Oh and What's a pullet anyways?!!?
     
  2. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    Wow. Okay.

    1. They'll hold them at the post most likely, you'll have to pick them up. Get walking kid.

    2. Perhaps. I do not know if hatcheries mix chicks with ducklings though.

    3. They should replace anything that shows up dead. Credit or new birds.

    4. Feed them broiler... Eat them [​IMG] Free dinner.

    A pullet is a female chicken that's under 1 year of age. Any older is a hen.
     
  3. duckncover

    duckncover Duck Obsessed

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    thanks alot [​IMG]...do you want free roosters....LOL...you have chickens...
     
  4. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    Quote:Correction, I have a BUTTLOAD of chickens and too many roosters as it is. I'm trying to rehome them currently. No luck. They'll end up in a bachelor pad or as soup.
     
  5. duckncover

    duckncover Duck Obsessed

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    Hmmm anyone have east india ducks?

    How big are they? Are they louder than other ducks??
     
  6. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    If I'm not mistaken, Black East Indies are a bantam sized duck. Like mini Cayugas. I'm not sure if they're loud.
     
  7. duckncover

    duckncover Duck Obsessed

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    that's what I heard! But wonder if they're loud as a call duck?
     
  8. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    [​IMG] Dunno.
     
  9. streemers

    streemers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i just ordered ducks from mcmurrey and they send them to the post office and they call you when they arrive to come get them. usually when you order ducks they would put extra ducks in with them for warmth. I havent orderd from them yet but i have been hearing wonderful things about the company.
     
  10. streemers

    streemers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh and the runner females are about 14inches tall 4.5lbs
     

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