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Nobody wants the babies. PIC added

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by jdywntr, Jul 26, 2011.

  1. jdywntr

    jdywntr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, about two weeks ago my runner duck started hatching what ended up being 11 ducklings. [​IMG] Unfortunately, I have been unable to find anyone that is interested in ducklings. I am in central Florida on the gulf coast. I have had a few inquiries, even someone who was "on their way" but never arrived [​IMG] Now I don't know what to do. I don't have room for 16 ducks. I am asking $5 each or $25 for the 6 that I am selling. Any suggestions?
    I have listed them on every site I have found. I am looking into swap meets but have not found any in the near future.
     
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  2. featherfinder

    featherfinder Runner Lover

    I tryied texting you when i saw them in the buy/sell section. I also called and never recevied a reply.
     
  3. EmAbTo48

    EmAbTo48 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I haven't had any ducklings yet, and this is excatly why I get worried doing it! Lol luckly mine will not brood on there own! to bad wisconsin isn't closer [​IMG] I would love a runner!

    Good luck! I am sure you will find some duck lovers out there! Keep trying! [​IMG]
     
  4. jdywntr

    jdywntr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    featherfinder, I am so sorry. I never received anything. I PM'd you. If interested, call me at 278-1564.
    Judy
     
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  5. Kschwartz

    Kschwartz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Where are you advertising? I;f you haven't already, put up a local craigslist ad.
     
  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Quote:Thats why I haven't let my ducks[Muscovy] hatch ducklings in about 4 years, I had a very hard time finding homes for them. I hope things change and you start getting calls. [​IMG]
     
  7. jdywntr

    jdywntr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have even posted on craigslist and a few local sites. I've had a few calls today. I think I'll sell my adult females and keep my males since I love their personalities.
    But really, who wouldn't want these:
    [​IMG]

    This is a few days ago. My little late hatchling is slowly catching up. He's still so little. [​IMG]

    I'm keeping 5 and hoping they are boys. [​IMG]
     
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  8. TrystInn

    TrystInn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's my marketing list:

    Craigslist
    BYC
    Feedstores
    4-H
    Grange

    Between those five, I do pretty well selling ducklings. You have lovely ducklings, I'm sure you'll get offers soon - its a rough year for poultry sales around here.
     
  9. featherfinder

    featherfinder Runner Lover

    Can you post pics of the female adults we were talking about in PM please [​IMG]
     
  10. TLWR

    TLWR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Get that itty bitty one near the panhandle and I'll make sure I am able to smuggle it home and DH will just have to deal lol
     
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