Meet my four ducks!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Jessica89, Oct 9, 2014.

  1. Jessica89

    Jessica89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey guys,
    I am new to this forum and wanted to share photo's of my four ducks.
    I have two Cayuga's named Roy and Sybil and two Saxonies named Hattie and Percy.

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    They are 20 weeks old and should be laying eggs soon! Do you know if ducks still lay eggs in the autumn/winter months?
    Thanks
    Jessica
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    I can't answer the laying question because I'm not a duck person, but I wanted to tell you they are beautiful!
     
  3. Jessica89

    Jessica89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you so much. I adore them all so much.
    Sybil is the only one who loves a cuddle. :)
     
  4. Orca5094

    Orca5094 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Beautiful ducks!!! I have two Cayugas as well. They are such personable ducks, I love them! The youngest still loves to sit on my lap.
     
  5. Jessica89

    Jessica89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love the cayuga's! I find they are more affectionate than the Saxony duck. The Saxonies are quiet and keep their distance.

    Is it ok to have two drakes and two ducks? I heard you should have a 1-3 drake to duck ratio but I havn't had a problem so far.
    They tend to stick to pairs.. I let them all out in the day and then lock the Cayuga's in one coop and the Saxonies in the other.
    I am worried they will gang up on Sybil as she is a lot smaller than the other female.

    Also (Sorry about all the questions)
    I am feeding my ducks on layers pellets at the moment.. but is it ok for the drakes to eat it too?
    I don't want too much protein to cause angel wing. :(
     
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  6. enriquec

    enriquec Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow I'm not sure I've seen those breeds. They look great :)

    Edit oh and welcome!
     
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  7. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    So glad you joined us. Looks like no answers on your duck questions. Why not post those on the ducks forum and bet you get some good answers from folks who have ducks.
     
  8. Jessica89

    Jessica89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh silly me, I thought I was in the duck part of the forum?
    Thank you all for your welcoming's! :)
     
  9. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    Duh, you're right, I'm wrong, just picked up on a new member. [​IMG]

    Hopefully the duck folks will notice and respond.
     
  10. Jessica89

    Jessica89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have changed the title now.. It was a bit misleading.
    Thank you :)
     
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