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The babies are here!!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by kjpanda, Mar 15, 2017.

  1. kjpanda

    kjpanda Out Of The Brooder

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    I have decided to attempt my hand at ducks, as well as chickens. I ordered 4 Khaki Campbell hens and 2 Magpie hens from Ideal. They arrived safe and sound today, along with 8
    packing peanuts, which I think are RIR's. All are happy, healthy and settling in nicely. So, I failed at chicken math, started with 6, have 18 now. Is the same thing going to happen with the duck? Any pointers on raising the little ducklings? TIA!!!!


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  2. Ducks4us

    Ducks4us Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh my gosh they are so cute!!! I wanted some magpie ducklings soooooo bad. But i ordered from metzers since they were closer and they didnt have magpie.
    Looks like your only an hour from me:) we are in north idaho!
    Glad yours arrived well!
     
  3. kjpanda

    kjpanda Out Of The Brooder

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    Awesome! I have ordered from Ideal in he past and have been very happy with them. Since Magpies seem to be so uncommon, if all goes well I might get a drake and raise some little ones.
     
  4. Ducks4us

    Ducks4us Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i should have just ordered some at the same time. I wonder if they are as good of layers as they say they are.
    Hopefully you update with pictures of them growing up!
     
  5. Ducks4us

    Ducks4us Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How are all your little ducklings?!
     
  6. Krazyquilts

    Krazyquilts Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member


    I think duck math is easier to fail than chicken math. ;) More pics!
     

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