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Silky Ducks!!!!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by kysilkies, Feb 28, 2010.

  1. kysilkies

    kysilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 3, 2009
    Elizabethtown, KY
    We just found out there are Silky Ducks, anyone have a some they can post some pictures of?!?!??!...Ayone know where to buy some silky duck eggs from?!?!....
  2. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

    Jul 9, 2008
    Rainplace has them [​IMG] I would love to have some! They look so pretty! The eggs are EXTREMELY hard to incubate though I hear. I know a few others on here have them as well, hope they show up for you [​IMG]
  3. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

    All of ours are black.

    Here's Sissy a two year old female:

    Chloe, one year:

    Mario and Sissy:

  4. tonini3059

    tonini3059 [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Luv

    Nov 6, 2008
    Southwestern PA
    I have a black, snowy, and mallard. I hatched all three luckily!
  5. veronicasmom

    veronicasmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 31, 2009
    Wow, really cool looking duckies! Just beautiful.
  6. toadbriar

    toadbriar Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 28, 2010
    central massacheezits
    Quote:Interesting! Why would the eggs be harder to incubate? From what I understand Calls are harder cos they got the wee little bills - is there a reason for the silkies hatching difficult? --I'm not being a smartaleck, I'm new and don't know stuff! [​IMG]
  7. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

    The exact reason is not known. The eggs seem to develop well but then things go wrong at hatch. Some think it's a humidity issue, but as far as I know this has not bee substantiated. Natural incubation tends to get much better results.
  8. norm65

    norm65 Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 1, 2008
    Petersburg, ind.
    You can get silkie ducks from Holderread hatchery. I have some ordered from them due to arrive the first of may. Norman.
  9. revolutionmama

    revolutionmama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 11, 2008
  10. love_a_duck

    love_a_duck Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 26, 2010
    Waterford, Michigan
    you duck people!

    what am i to do????
    must have silky duck>>>>

    southwestern pa?
    gah! cant have anything like that til i find a place to live to keep them.

    you never stop, just when i thought i had it under control,
    someone posts the ultimate bird!
    silky ducks!


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