Shetland Ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Minniechickmama, May 15, 2011.

  1. Minniechickmama

    Minniechickmama Senora Pollo Loco

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    I am wanting to see what the interest is in this breed? I know of someone who is offering hatching eggs from her Shetland flock. I am going to try some, I think.
    Perhaps if there is anyone looking to get some of these, I could hook you up.
    They are a very rare breed in the US.
     
  2. OldCodger

    OldCodger New Egg

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    I hope you are still there.

    I have a large (well, I think so anyway) flock of rare ducks, including Shetland ducks and also some chocolate Shetland ducks. No, I don;t know how the chocolate fellows happened, but I have been selecting for them with some success. Feel free to contact me.
     
  3. sd-eddie

    sd-eddie Out Of The Brooder

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    Got a great barter today , traded 16 Peking duck eggs (fertile) for some 1-2 week old **** land ducklings :) kinda happy to get to hand rase and enjoy them while all small and while u recover from the tendon, rotator cuff, ligament damage and surgery.:I blame. Prescription drugs for making me enjoy the little duckling.. I also set all four humming bird feeders out ;) and got lots of hungry hummingbirds stopping by for my [​IMG]temporarydoped up :)enjoy






    My list of monsters


    4-Narragansett Turkey( keeping the best boy/ girl eat the rest)
    2-Midget white( akaChristmas/thanksgiving)
    12-White silkies (bearded, ultra small , crested[​IMG]
    comb :)
    9-Jumbo Pekings [​IMG](egg laying 200-225 per year avg)
    5-blue swedes (baby's )
    5-Shetland ducks(baby's )
    1- pot belly pig so spoiled :rolleyes::rolleyes::lol::):p :):):(
     
  4. sd-eddie

    sd-eddie Out Of The Brooder

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    The Shetland ducklings enjoying the 4'x4' brooder box , leaving them for 20 more days or until the next batch starts hatching up, but indeed still stoked about my little Shetland ducklings :)something$$& :D about having them finally... And being able to breed future stock to bring them back to small back yard farms around America :lol::weee
     
  5. jennyjo

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    I'm looking to purchase some fertile shetland eggs. Perferably the black variety.

    I have a large (well, I think so anyway) flock of rare ducks, including Shetland ducks and also some chocolate Shetland ducks.  No, I don;t know how the chocolate fellows happened, but I have been selecting for them with some success.  Feel free to contact me.
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  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    @jennyjo Welcome to BYC you might find someone here https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/34/other-poultry-birds-hatching-eggs

    I'd love to see some pics of your ducks.
     

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