I've been duckless for quite a while now... since July when some critter got to them while I was on vacation. I've been dying for some babies! I've been stalking TSCs in different towns trying to get some ducklings. Stopped my mine on Monday and the manager told me he just picked them up from the post office. The first ducks he'd had in so far. I couldn't resist. I took two home. Teaser! I called the babies Bianca and Penguin. Not sure which was which but here's my favorite. "The Jumper" I got a call yesterday from my mom. She told me her friend had gotten a chick and two ducklings for her baby sitting kids to raise. Apparently she's allergic to them and wanted to get rid of them. My mom quickly told her that I'd take them. When I got to my mom's house she told me that her friend supposedly got them from TSC the same day I did but her's are double the size. I don't know... My second question... how'd she manage to only get one chick with the "six chick minimum?" Oh well... doesn't matter now. I was nervous to put the bigger guys in with my two 4 day olds. The big ones picked on them pretty bad. But I didn't listen to my instincts and when I checked them this morning, "The Cheeper" was dead. Poor baby! I'm mad at myself for taking the three bigger guys anyway! I didn't need them or want them. Now this? I know it happens but it could have been avoided. RIP Cheeper! I ended up giving the chick to my cousin. His are about the same size and I'm pretty sure it was a Cornish cross anyway. Been there, did that. Don't like that breed anymore. lol I kept my Easter gift cross last year as a pet and he was the meanest rooster I've ever met. I lost him to the critters too. Anyhow! Just thought I'd share.