The Duck Thread

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

  1. Americano Blue

    Americano Blue Mush on!

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    mama seems like she wants to raise the duckling so i will move her some one warmer and add more bedding to the nesting box since its getting cold at night.
     
  2. elsfieldchickens

    elsfieldchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    the duckling is here
    he is a lavender muscovey
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Wow can't wait too see the lil one [​IMG]
     
  4. Ren2014

    Ren2014 Blessed Beyond Hope

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    So sorry to hear this. My heart goes out to you.

    WOW, please post pictures:)
     
  5. wildsam

    wildsam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry to hear bout Daphne. She rests in peace now.

    Question:
    What do you all clean your duck houses with, and prevent mold? Our duck house is made of wood and every time I yuck it out I mist the bottom portions with bleach. Obviously it will dry and air out before putting the duckies back in the evenings.
    Would DE work also or will they get sick from it? Just wondering what you all use.
     
  6. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Mold is better handled with borax than bleach. You could scrub the walls with borax solution or spay them with borax solution as well. And it does not give off fumes.
     
  7. wildsam

    wildsam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. Will try that next time when I clean it out. Right now it's just pouring outside and the humidity don't help either. And there I always thought I'm in Wisconsin instead of the southern states. Could fool me... Lol
     
  8. Americano Blue

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    can i use chicken chick feed for ducklings?
     
  9. Amykins

    Amykins Overrun With Chickens

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    Sure, as long as you supplement it with niacin.
     
  10. Americano Blue

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    where could i get niacin
     

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