My new mallards......

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by missionsix, Apr 1, 2009.

  1. missionsix

    missionsix Out Of The Brooder

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    Picked up some mallards a week ago. They are just starting to warm up. They will take food from our hands now. They aren't to happy about being picked up, but, have mellowed quite a bit.
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    They like eating romaine lettuce, spinach and, kale with their other food. Messy little buggers with their water.
     
  2. DarkWingDuck

    DarkWingDuck Out Of The Brooder

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    Congrats on the new ducks. I just love how they have those little stripes on their faces. [​IMG]
     
  3. ro.netcmarie

    ro.netcmarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they are tooo cute!!! kinda looks like the 5 i have!!!!!! [​IMG]
     
  4. sweetie54

    sweetie54 Out Of The Brooder

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    i have 2 ducks too!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ask me anything you want too!!!!
     
  5. missionsix

    missionsix Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Do you free range your ducks? If yes, do they leave sometimes for the day? I live within a few hundred yards (as the duck flies) to a major river.
     
  6. toletiquesbysam

    toletiquesbysam Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2008
    Nebraska
    Too cute!!! [​IMG]
     
  7. CK Chickadilly

    CK Chickadilly Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 11, 2008
    West Michigan
    I have 2 snowy mallards that are about 5 weeks old now. They hate being picked up but are very friendly otherwise.

    Very funny ducklings.....can't wait to get their pen ready outside & set up a little pool for them, it is to cold out yet! I am hoping they won't wander to badly after they learn where their coop is. I think I will keep them locked in for a while so they learn.

    Have fun with your babies!
     
  8. deerhunterblp

    deerhunterblp Out Of The Brooder

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    I got 11 in the mail about a month ago. I've been raising them and a guy came a long and asked what I'd take for them. I priced them real high and he took em anyway. Now I've got to start all over.
     
  9. sweetie54

    sweetie54 Out Of The Brooder

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    yes my ducks have the run of a 1/2 acre to play on!!! They have never even tried to fly away!!!!! I have 2 girl ducks and 5 chickens and they all just hang out together!!! Today i'm getting a rabbit too!!!!
     
  10. aaronzclark

    aaronzclark Chillin' With My Peeps

    Awwwe they are cool looking with the little masks
     

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