Meet Quackers and Ducky

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by tweetysvoice, Mar 5, 2012.

  1. tweetysvoice

    tweetysvoice Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got two Peking ducks from TSC today!! My chicks are due to arrive tomorrow or the next, so my flock will be complete. I set up a completely seperate brooder for them and they are doing wonderful! Kinda skittish and scared, but that's to be expected for the first 3 hours that they've been here. LOL. I'm new to both chickens and ducks, but I've been reading this forum for so long - I feel like i'm almost a pro when it comes to chickens. Ducks are a bit different. I downloaded the Storey's guide to ducks the other day and have been reading through it. Any suggestions that I can't find in that book? Anyone know the personalities of a Peking?

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  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    They're adorable [​IMG]
     
  3. tweetysvoice

    tweetysvoice Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OMG, they are cute. I just sat in front of their brooder for an hour and just watched them. They kept going back and forth between the feeder and the waterer, eating up the wheat grass shavings I'd given them and just chatting away. They are so cute when they lay down to drink. They'll just flop down next to the waterer and blow bubbles, shaking their bill in the water and flipping pine shavings into it. LOL.
     
  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    [​IMG]. They're so clumsy it's adorable [​IMG]
     
  5. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    So cute! having done this a few times now, take a lot of pics! ducklings grow incredibly fast.
     
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  6. tweetysvoice

    tweetysvoice Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quackers and Ducky just had a photo shoot!

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    And my happy Ducky! (nice poo, maybe that's why she's so happy! LOL)
     
  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    They are precious, All I know about Pekins is what I've read on here [I have muscovy] but everyone say they are friendly and lots of fun so enjoy your new babies...

    and they were born on my bday so they have to be wonderful!!
     
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  8. Mum

    Mum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very, very cute!!!
     

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