My Mallards and Pekins, anyone have great tips to share?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by sirstudly24, Mar 31, 2016.

  1. sirstudly24

    sirstudly24 New Egg

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    Here's a few photos of my little peepers I got earlier this month. Roughly 4 weeks old now and growing faster than I can think! Out growing every box/cage I have for them and I don't have a pen large enough ready just yet! It doesn't help I acquired 3 more from someone who couldn't care for them anymore. Although I gladly took them in, I am having the hardest time sexing them. I can't do the vent check to save my life, so I'm going by features. I think I have more males than females.. But I'm not sure. 5 out of 7 are on their way to being human tame, and 1 one of the 5 is completely tame and he's/she's the largest named Koty. Their names are, (Pekins) Koty, Morsie (grayish beak) Alfy, then Fetty, and Linny (those are the 2 crazy untame ones),
    (Mallards) Josie and Mosie whom have no problem with human interaction AS LONG as they're both together. If anyone has any tips on maintaining health, ways to interact and play with them to make them become more friendly, or even confirming their sexes while they're still young, PLEASE feel free to message or comment tips! It's been years since I have raised ducks, and I was 10 years old back then, so I remember very little. Thanks to all!
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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Good luck with your ducklings.
     

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