Mixed duck eggs wanted

Discussion in 'Buy Sell Auction - Archives' started by MagsC, Jun 26, 2010.

  1. MagsC

    MagsC Queen Of Clueless

    Jul 27, 2008
    Minnesota
    Well, I HAD all the ducks I wanted until this weekend. I was gone overnight and the newly changed brooder light went out and I lost both little ducklings I kept from the last hatch. My aunts ducks are setting right now so wont be getting any more from her for a while.
    My daughter is heartbroken as they were her favorites.[​IMG]
    I would like to buy at least half a dozen mixed breed duck eggs. I am not real particular on the mix though we do love the runners.
    Anyway, if someone might have these available next week after the holiday, please pm or e-mail me. Thanks.
     
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  2. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Quote:Mags-I have mixed eggs-brown runner duck females with white bowties on their necks-in with my crested magpie "Chuckie" -I can send them out next week after the Holiday without a problem-Ive checked fertility and its all good:) I tried to stick the eggs under broodies but they never worked out the roo in with them always broke the eggs:-( I would love to see their babies as Im all done hatching this year:-( [​IMG] Im so sorry about your babies!!!! [​IMG]
     
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  3. MagsC

    MagsC Queen Of Clueless

    Jul 27, 2008
    Minnesota
    Hi Natalie!! I am sending you a pm. That would be wonderful as the ones we lost were Indian Runner mixes. I still have my two older ducklings I kept from a hatch in February (welsh harlequin/pekin cross hen and pekin drake), a indian runner/blue swedish cross and an indian runner cross that I hatched out in my bra during a power outage several weeks ago,lol. I wanted six ducks, now just down to four. Though I think the older hen might start laying this fall.
     
  4. hunterjumper999

    hunterjumper999 Songster

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    I have mixed eggs ... I could get you a few after the holiday- but most likely only 6 or 7 as I have one broody.

    I have a saxony drake over hens that are F/W Crested runner and Black Swedish. I also have a newly laying Welsh Harlequin but i dont know if i'll have eggs from her or not in the mix as shes sporatic at best.

    they look like this when hatched :

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    out of all the eggs my broody hatched ( 22!) everyones been upright like a runner. I have had 6 crested ducklings hatch and 2 b/w ones like the one above.
     
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