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

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

  1. kysilkies

    kysilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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    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:
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    Chloe, one year:
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    Mario and Sissy:
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    Mario:
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  4. tonini3059

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

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    I have a black, snowy, and mallard. I hatched all three luckily!
     
  5. veronicasmom

    veronicasmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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

    toadbriar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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    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

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  10. love_a_duck

    love_a_duck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you duck people!
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    what am i to do????
    must have silky duck>>>>
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    southwestern pa?
    gah! cant have anything like that til i find a place to live to keep them.
    geez.
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    you never stop, just when i thought i had it under control,
    someone posts the ultimate bird!
    silky ducks!


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