Look what we got from Metzer Farms today.

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by azhenhouse, Mar 21, 2012.

  1. azhenhouse

    azhenhouse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This will be our last ducklings for a while. We have plenty of ducks and don't need anymore, but my son who raises and shows his ducks wanted to try showing some Cayugas. Considering that I always wanted some I didn't mind getting them, and we chose Metzer Farms because I didn't want a bunch of extra drakes and only wanted a few ducklings. Would you please welcome Ash, Ink, and Clover.

    WARNING: What you are about to see could make you drool excessively.
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    I forgot how messy these little guys could be. These pictures were taken about twenty-five to thirty minutes after we put them in their brooder.

    I am using Nutri-Drench with these ducklings and was wondering if that would supply them with enough Niacin, yes or no? Do you see the peas? I actually use the peas to lure them to water and food. They LOVE them.
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    sigh.

    Look at the little duckie feet!!!!!!

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  3. Amy S

    Amy S Chillin' With My Peeps

    How adorable!
     
  4. Chickiee

    Chickiee Chillin' With My Peeps

    They are really cute! We just got our very first ducks (2 Pekins) a couple days ago. They are so fun!
     
  5. MommaDuck

    MommaDuck Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm jealous. I want some Cayugas.
     
  6. OldGuy43

    OldGuy43 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Awwwww! [​IMG]
     
  7. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    HOLY CUTENESS OVERLOAD! [​IMG]

    I'm curious about the peas; it's okay to feed them to ducklings that young? Looks like they are cooked, like from a can?
     
  8. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    They are precious [​IMG] I use nutridrench for my chicks and ducklings and I do believe it has enough of the niacin they would need, I don't make it quite as concentrated as they say becuae i read on BYC that it can cause diarreah[sp] and with duckling you sure don't want that. Frozen peas cooked till warm in the microwave then smashed is fine just be sure they get grit along with it, and not too much peas.
     
  9. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    And NO I am not following you around Wynette[​IMG]
     
  10. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    Ditto. [​IMG]
     

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