Look at what showed up today!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ChanceRider, Jan 15, 2009.

  1. ChanceRider

    ChanceRider Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Got the phone call around 7:15am this morning that these little cuties were waiting for their ride at the post office! This is the duckling special from Ideal... hatchery choice, with the exception of one sweet little Khaki Campbell girl. She's the smallest of the bunch and has already stolen my heart!

    My neighbor saw Ideal's special and just "had" to order these guys. She's hoping to raise them for a bit then sell most of them off. LOL, if not we'll be swimming in ducks!

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  2. Wolf-Kim

    Wolf-Kim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These guys survive the trip well? It's still so cold in some parts of the country!

    I am so glad they showed up alive and well in all their cuteness!

    -Kim
     
  3. pirtykitty

    pirtykitty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OOOOHHH I want to give them all a hug... I can't wait to have ducklings in the house again..
     
  4. pirtykitty

    pirtykitty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What breeds did you get. are they marked
     
  5. TheNewMrsEvans

    TheNewMrsEvans Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not FAIR!!! Gimme some![​IMG]
     
  6. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    too much cuteness!!!!!!
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  7. ChanceRider

    ChanceRider Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They appear to have survived the trip quite well and immediately started drinking and eating when I put them in their brooder. We live in CA and have been experiencing warmer than usual weather.

    LOL, it's anyone's guess what sex/breed we received as the sale was "hatchery choice"... well, except for the Khaki Campbell that I special ordered. And hopefully, the KC will turn out to be the "she" that I ordered.

    My neighbor ordered them and is brooding them on in her barn... when they're older they very well could wind up in one of my coops/runs for a bit. The neighbor's daughter has the toughest job... she wants to keep a couple of them. I'm laughing already because I don't know how she'll ever choose!

    One of these days either the neighbor's husband, or mine, is gonna catch on to the fact that it's dangerous to leave us alone with a chick/duck catalogue! We went together on a order of 30 Cornish X in December that I'm raising on my property. We're next door neighbors so it's easy to help each other out with our various "schemes". Come spring we're going to try our hand(s) at raising pigs.
     
  8. crazy cat lady

    crazy cat lady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just by looking at the pic, the 2 black ducklings are cayuga. As for the others I have no idea.
     
  9. hcammack

    hcammack Overrun With Chickens

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    Their look to be two anoncana ducklings the black and white spotted ones and their are also more cambels and some swedish I think. I want ducks [​IMG]
     
  10. TheNewMrsEvans

    TheNewMrsEvans Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You could look on privetthatchery.com and feathersite.com to find pics of ducklings for all of the breeds they carry...

    I bet the ones with perfect eye lines are Rouens...
     

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