some duck questions?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by itsasmallfarm, Jan 17, 2017.

  1. itsasmallfarm

    itsasmallfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hello everyone

    am looking at getting ducks for fall (juvenile ducks) and have a few questions whether or not what types i should get.

    first off i go away during the summer months, meaning sometimes they could go with out any one checking on them for up to 4 days. would this be a problem? i plan on setting up big 55 gallon drums for water and feed .

    next can call ducks be housed with other ducks? am looking at welsh harlequin, Indian runner, and khaki Campbell. (all hens for egg production)

    next what do duck eggs taste like?

    also are call ducks good mothers if i let them incubate there own eggs (or should i use a incubator or a broody silkie bantam)


    thanks for reading itsasmallfarm out :)
     
  2. mustangrooster

    mustangrooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. itsasmallfarm

    itsasmallfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i plan on getting 5 ducks and there most likely going to be kept as pets with eggs as a bonus :)
     
  4. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    I would line up a duck sitter because weird things can happen and put them at risk.
     

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