Pekin Duck Club!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by DenverDucky, Feb 6, 2013.

  1. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Is it just 2 ducklings? I'd put about 1/2 cup in a bowl or sprinkle on the floor of the pool they'll find it but don't put it in their food bowl or they might eat too much of it. Once they are outside on the ground you won't need to offer it they'll get it off the ground, I only offer it to my flock in winter when the ground is frozen and there is snow. This is if your going to give them something other than their dumor starter crumble. just eating it they don't need grit, but we all like to give treats,. [​IMG]
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    I sprinkled a teaspoon in my ducklings' food once a day . You could probably just do half a teaspoon a day
     
  3. BaileyPaisley

    BaileyPaisley Out Of The Brooder

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    How old are your pekins?
     
  4. Ren2014

    Ren2014 Blessed Beyond Hope

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    16 weeks. I'm VERY eager[​IMG]
     
  5. BaileyPaisley

    BaileyPaisley Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok I need all of your help. My pekin Bailey is 10 days old she started to look bald on her rump and now she is blab by the back of her neck. No bugs are present and my mallard does not have any baldness. What could this be? Should I be worried?
     
  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Could Mallard Paisley be using Pekin Bailey as a chew toy? post more pics. They can look pretty naked at times though.
     
  7. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    There is a thought. I was wondering if, on the back of the neck, Bailey was sticking his or her head through some fence or something.
     
  8. jwalker2002

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    Do male and female pekin ducks make a different noise, or do they sound the same ?
     
  9. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Pekin ducks quack real loud. drakes have a raspy low quack.
     
  10. Anna6

    Anna6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Males whisper hiss and females quack. Females are louder.

     
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