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Discussion in 'Ducks' started by sonjab314, Jan 12, 2011.

  1. sonjab314

    sonjab314 Constant State of Confusion

    May 15, 2010
    It seems everyone is in a call duck craze. What are they all about? I've only seen them online and not in person. They seem to be prefered over large ducks. Why? I am by no means disrespecting them. I am just curious as to why everyone loves them.

  2. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

    Aug 3, 2009
    No disrespect taken.
    We started out with them because they are pretty economical little eaters, require less space and less swimming room than their larger counterparts.
    We fell in love with their very social, loud little personalities and it has sort of grown from there. They are sassy, bossy and demanding-which in the form of a tiny, adorable little duck is very endearing.
    I can, and do, handle any of them any time I want/need to-they don't seem to mind being handled and seem to really like their humans.
    We started out with 3 little White pet quality birds and our population has grown to 23(we have PQ, BQ and SQ now).
    We just started showing them this past weekend and thoroughly enjoyed it.
    In a nutshell, once you are owned by one, you totally understand their appeal-they won't allow you not to love them.
  3. justmeandtheflock

    justmeandtheflock Overrun with ducklings :)

    May 27, 2009
    NW NJ
    Everything she said but I only have 7 PQ calls. They follow us and anyone else around like little puppies and we just [​IMG] them. My neighbor has pekins and they are not nearly as friendly as my calls. I don't know if that is the case with all pekins but those guys run when they see anyone but their care taker.

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