Introducing Call Ducks to your flock?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by EmAbTo48, Jul 28, 2011.

  1. EmAbTo48

    EmAbTo48 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 pekins, 2 mallards, and 2 mixes (not sure what they are, they are the size of the Pekins)

    I am in the process of getting 2 call ducks only a month old from a lady off craigslist. She doesn't know the sex of either yet. I am just wondering do you think my ducks will except that young of ducks or would they have to be seperated? Also I know call ducks are MUCH smaller breed then the ducks I have, when they are brought together will they get hurt? Will my drakes hurt them??
     
  2. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    I have four Cayugas and two call ducks. The calls are pretty fast at getting away from the Cayugas.....

    Otherwise, they all hang together just fine.
     
  3. jbourget

    jbourget Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes that will be a problem, build a large hutch for them and put some hay for them to get off the wire. calls should be kept off ground
     
  4. EmAbTo48

    EmAbTo48 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:What? I don't have my ducks on wire.. they free-range and then have a coop for night time. Can't calls free-range? I am confused [​IMG]
     
  5. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Quote:What? I don't have my ducks on wire.. they free-range and then have a coop for night time. Can't calls free-range? I am confused [​IMG]

    Mine range freely, too....
     
  6. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    My calls would fly and possibly never be seen again. Not something I am willing to risk.
     

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