Khaki Campbells???

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Cuqui18, Apr 22, 2011.

  1. Cuqui18

    Cuqui18 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what does evryone think about khanki campbells in terms of a yard duck? loud? friendly? any ones comments are welcome. im thinking of hatching [​IMG]
     
  2. gofasterstripe

    gofasterstripe Chillin' With My Peeps

    No louder than any other duck. I had some and I couldnt get within 100 yards of them. Very skittish, would run before I even headed their way. But...every duck is different.
     
  3. maralynn28

    maralynn28 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So far (at 6wks) mine are the quietest and sweetest of the bunch, the Rouen one is the loud and skittish duckling...we'll see how that is when they grow up I guess.
     
  4. hippiehen

    hippiehen wastefully exuberant

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    I love campbells! I used to have some a few years ago but one night we got home late and something had gotten them. [​IMG]

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    The girl in the front was Penny, she was such a sweetie. They were rather chatty I thought but not overly loud and I would say they are on the smaller size of the medium weight birds. They lay loads of eggs!! I have a new baby right now my husband brought home for Easter!! [​IMG]
     
  5. maralynn28

    maralynn28 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought KC's were darker? Mine look darker brown...[​IMG]
     
  6. Cuqui18

    Cuqui18 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you guys are all so lucky, i see on this forum all these people bringing home easter ducklings and chicks [​IMG] my mom is NOT the animal type even though that is my life. we are very different people and for that matter unfortunately she says no every time i ask about 2 lil' ducklin's... i cannot wait till im older im gonna have my own farm with ducks, chickens, dogs, cats, horses EVERYTHING!!!
     
  7. AnaD

    AnaD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Everyone tell me they are nervous...and they are. They didn't warm up to me fast like my chicks, but I spend so much time around them that now (at 8 weeks) they let me walk within 2 feet of them without running off. They love when I turn the hose on them and come running every time I pick it up. They are right there to grab any snails I might toss their way...I really love them, I don't think my girl is too noisy and my boys sure are not. I don't require much out of my ducks my eggs (eventually!) and humor. They are hilarious.
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  8. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    My khaki drake was a jerk. I sold him. I liked the hen I had but she hurt her leg somehow and then died. The hen was pretty quiet and a great layer but neither one was very friendly. The coolest thing about the hen was she chased squirrels [​IMG]

    If you want a great egg layer but a little more friendly, get Welsh Harlequins.
     
  9. breezychick

    breezychick Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a Khaki female and the only time she gets near me is when I have treats in my hand. I love watching my ducks so
    that is enough for me. Looking forward to the eggs from her. I have read that they are great egg layers! [​IMG]
     
  10. Darklingstorm

    Darklingstorm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 KC hens and they actually follow me around. They stay about 2 feet away when I'm moving about but get pretty close if I'm sitting down. They will also eat out of my hand when I have sweet peas with me.
     

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