?'s I have 2 boy/3 girl campbell ducks is this ok? $10 adult ok price?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ducksinarow, May 9, 2011.

  1. ducksinarow

    ducksinarow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got 5 campbell ducklings from Rural King (Cackle hatchery). 2 are boys and 3 are girls. 10 weeks old. Is this ratio ok or should I get more girls. I saw on craigslist someone has juvenile/adults for $10. Is that a good price and how many girls should I get. They also have WH should I get one of those to be a broody mother or do cambells sit well?
     
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  2. Duckles

    Duckles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would get more girls... at least one more.

    Price is up to you, depending on how concerned you are about the ducks all reaching maturity at the same time. Considering the seller has been feeding these ducks for weeks now, I'm sure $10 seems fair to them hehe
     
  3. KansasKid

    KansasKid Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would get at least 7 more girls if you are going to keep all three of the drakes because 1 drake to 3 hens is about what it takes to keep your hens from being overbreed unless you decide to get one more girl and pair them off all in their own pens.
     
  4. ducksinarow

    ducksinarow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, I guess I will be getting a few more girls while I have the chance.
     

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