Pekin Duck Club!

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

  1. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

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    Great news.. great work on your part!! keep up treatment till completely healed.
     
    Last edited: Apr 27, 2014
  2. Myra2010

    Myra2010 Out Of The Brooder

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    what can I use safely to help keep their pin cleaner? They are inside now in a large dog pen, and the poo can really be a mess...
     
  3. Myra2010

    Myra2010 Out Of The Brooder

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    So far no issues with the pine chips here either, i also give them supplements. It seems like they have stopped nibbling on it now , think they realized its not food! lol [​IMG]
     
  4. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Welcome!

    I used old towels. I have considered since then if I brood again, old towels over shavings, that way the towel can be lifted up, shaken out over the garden, and washed, and the shavings underneath may last longer, especially in combination with good water management.

    Have I share these with you?

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/641902/created-a-water-saver-for-my-duck-brooder

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/679433/water-water-everywhere/10

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/858161/feed-water-solution-for-brooder#post_12901321

    http://frankiemakes.blogspot.ca/2012/06/watering-solution-for-ducks.html
     
  5. Myra2010

    Myra2010 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks so much ! The towel sounds great ! I have their water in a shallow pan for now and they seem to do well; they must be very neat eater/drinkers, from what i have heard from others, but as they get bigger I am guessing I will have to do something else!
     
  6. Cassie Collins

    Cassie Collins Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Some1 else suggested using an old roasting/broiler pan, the 1 with the grill on top! I'll be using that w/ dog food/ water bowls. The 1s w/ the reservoir :). Put the bowls on top of the grill on the pan!!!
     
  7. Anna6

    Anna6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am unsubscribing because all my pekings got killed over night. Sad.
     
  8. ChickEeeDee

    ChickEeeDee Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh sweetie!! I'm so sorry!!!! What happened??
     
  9. nate1the1great1

    nate1the1great1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OMG i feel so bad if i ever lost mine i would die too. what happened?
     
  10. Anna6

    Anna6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure. What could go over a 8 foot enclosure and take 3 large Pekins and one Rouen? I have not been in their night enclosure yet but DH said he saw large scratches. I am still in shock, crying. I have one lone Khaki Campbell drake walking around in my back yard calling for his buddies. I am looking to rehome him as he is all by himself now. Not for food please.
     

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