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Planing for the worst.........

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by chickenlittle1980, May 11, 2010.

  1. chickenlittle1980

    chickenlittle1980 Songster

    Apr 15, 2010
    Since I have 3 unsexed runners I am planing for the worst.... I hope to rehome the runners if they are drakes and start over again, but not everything works out for me.[​IMG]

    What is the best way to do this........ I already have a pekin drake will they get alone?

    How do I introduce these new ones with the "old" ones?

    I need to build a bigger duck area.... Now...... you know how those babies grow!
  2. L0rraine

    L0rraine Songster

    May 20, 2009
    Whidbey Island
    I actually have a drake pen. I've had up to four at a time. They seem to get along fine (though occasionally will try to mate with each other). I haven't minded when I end up with drakes because they are fairly quiet compared to the ducks and they don't lay eggs (of which I have waaayyy to many - though I try to take extras to the local food bank).

    And I know about needing to build new duck areas. I'm getting really addicted to ducks and it seems I'm always one run and one house short.

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