New Ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by shy, May 9, 2008.

  1. shy

    shy Out Of The Brooder

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    So I was so sad because I lost four ducks a week ago. And I wasn't sure if I wanted to raise them from day one all over again. Although they are very cute, they are also very messy.

    Then today I found an ad that someone local had several breeds of ducks for sale. I called him and he has some that are 2 and half months old. Perfect! I am so excited to go see them tomorrow. I want Khaki Campbells, but now I may be tempted to also get some others too. [​IMG]
     
  2. DrakeMaiden

    DrakeMaiden Overrun with Drakes

    Jun 8, 2007
    Kitsap County, WA
    Happy duck shopping! [​IMG]
     
  3. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    Any chance you are in Oregon? LOL
     
  4. DrakeMaiden

    DrakeMaiden Overrun with Drakes

    Jun 8, 2007
    Kitsap County, WA
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  5. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Good Luck getting your ducks. [​IMG]
     
  6. nutmeggie

    nutmeggie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Show us the little guys once you get them. What other breeds does he have?
     
  7. shy

    shy Out Of The Brooder

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    He has eight varieties. Khaki Campbells, Cayugas, Pekins, Blue Swedish, Muscovery, Mallards, Rouens, and Crested.

    For sure I am going to get 2 Campbells for egg laying. I might get a muscovery, mallard and a blue swedish also. All depends on when I see them. Hopefully I don't get carried away. I told myself 2 minimum and 4 maximum. Let's see what I end up with.
     
  8. Henrietta23

    Henrietta23 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 20, 2007
    Eastern CT
    Quote:I have a pair of blue swedish and I'm getting a pair of khakis! I think they'll look beautiful together. [​IMG]
     
  9. chicken_boy_Kurt

    chicken_boy_Kurt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 20, 2008
    Cool, ducks are awesome. Hope you enjoy them.
     
  10. shy

    shy Out Of The Brooder

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    I got them. The campbells left were about 6 weeks old. I picked 4. Hopefully I will have at least one female out of those. I am a bit worried as they are all still "chirping" like new ducklings. All the other breeds were still very young. I just didn't want to do the whole housing inside for another six weeks.

    They chowed down their food the second I put it out. They were with a huge pen full of ducks, geese, and chickens. So I can see how feed time would be a frenzy. They seem to like their new home.
     

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