The Duck Thread

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ZakoHero, Jan 17, 2013.

  1. Stacykins

    Stacykins Overrun With Chickens

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    Are there any other Magpie duck keepers on this thread? They are a breed I've become quite fond of, and are harder to get than even Ancona, which are also critically endangered. Without fail, I get an egg a day from my girls, sometimes two eggs. No, those weren't eggs that were missed, they lay in the same place everyday, and the eggs are collected everyday.
     
  2. K Epp

    K Epp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know what breed my Qwackers is. She looks a lot like yours, but in blue. Its not letting me load pictures again...
     
  3. chicken-n-worms

    chicken-n-worms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Pekin Ducks just started Laying getting eggs everyday for 4 days now but I haven't seen the drake do anything about what age do they start the one pekin drake I have was by his self most his life I think he still thinks hes a chicken because he doesn't seem interested I just got the other 3 5 days ago 2 hens and a drake and getting 2 eggs a day from both
     
  4. City farm

    City farm Overrun With Chickens

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    Just waiting for dinner. .
     
  5. hennible

    hennible Overrun With Chickens

    Just installed a DIY filter in my ducks larger pool. Thought they'd be scared but they are already in there splashing 20 minute after install. It only cost $20 ( I already had a pump) hopefully it works because it sure is ruff changing water every 3 days, I will be updating soon if it works well, even 2 extra days would be great!
     
  6. 5DuckFarm

    5DuckFarm Out Of The Brooder

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    I love my duck Daphne. We got adopted her from a sanctuary that saves animals or provides an alternative home for them. She is a Pekin duck (maybe Jumbo?) and she has a limp. It's probably due to the overage of males at the sanctuary. But she is the sweetest thing. [​IMG]
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  7. Ren2014

    Ren2014 Blessed Beyond Hope

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    Thank you wildsam. Just today I noticed a change in the nest structure and I was wondering if it meant someone was getting serious. wooo hooo! sounds like they are[​IMG]

    Please do keep us posted and once the pic thing here gets fixed please post some for us. I'm searching for the perfect pump before I buy one and if you've found it, you will be saving me a lot of time worry and money[​IMG]

    Awh, she is beautiful. I hope some day to help with duck rescue. I have worked with dog rescue but I'm learning there is a big need for ducks to be rescued also. Congratulations to you for adopting.
     
  8. City farm

    City farm Overrun With Chickens

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    Oh how precious... Love your photo... Can you hand feed her, does she follow you around & do you have other ducks?
     
  9. City farm

    City farm Overrun With Chickens

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    Wow beautiful girl..
     
  10. 5DuckFarm

    5DuckFarm Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks! She would definetely let me hand feed her, but I don't. She can't follow me around because of her limp. I have 4 other adults ducks and 3 ducklings.
     

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