Plans for This Spring!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by xIndigoSkyx, Jan 2, 2012.

  1. xIndigoSkyx

    xIndigoSkyx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Auction is May 12th (not soon enough!!! [​IMG])
    Separate ducks on February 12th (still to far away!!! [​IMG])
    Star collecting eggs on February 26th
    Should collect about 56 eggs (please please please they all need to hatch!!! [​IMG])
    Keep the eggs at 15 C (Temperature in cold storage room is 15 C or 59 F perfect!!! [​IMG])
    Start the incubation on March 4th (Incubating temperature is 37 C or 99 F super excited!!!)
    Ducks should hatch on March 31st ([​IMG] holly crap I'm excited!)
    by the time May 12th comes around they'll be 6 weeks old
    28 boxes
    12 boxes of 2 pekin's
    12 boxes of 2 rouen's
    4 boxes of 2 runners
     
  2. RAREROO

    RAREROO Overrun With Chickens

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    Hopefully it will all work out just the way you planned it but don't jinx yourself by counting your ducks before they're hatched, lol
     
  3. xIndigoSkyx

    xIndigoSkyx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Imdeed! I need all them ducklings tho!
     
  4. Ducks and Banny hens

    Ducks and Banny hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    On a little Farm.
    Here's my spring plan:

    - Prepare Breeding water earl March
    - Separate ducks Early March (three clans)
    - Begin Setter management mid-late March
    - April - Pompoms should be hatching by then! (I've always wanted to call them pompoms [​IMG] )
     
  5. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Heres mine.....
    Seperate my breeds february 1st
    Collect 30 welsh harlequin eggs and 8 ancona eggs by march 3rd (if they are laying by then with I sure hope they are [​IMG])
    Set them march 4th
    Ducklings should hatch late march [​IMG]

    Then I have three orders for welsh harlequin duck lings, and 1 order for assorted ducklings. Im hopeing to keep two blue ancona ducklings to raise up though.

    And if my orpington chickens are laying by then I will set a few of those to [​IMG]
     
  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Plans for spring? just let nature take it's course. and enjoy!
     
  7. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Quote:[​IMG]. That was my plan as well
     

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