The Duck Thread

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

  1. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    Had to share, I'm a softy.

     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    sure nice to see the lengths people will go to isn't it.
     
  3. Amykins

    Amykins Overrun With Chickens

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    Dang it, who put this onion next to my eyes?
     
  4. Duckling543

    Duckling543 New Egg

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    Does anyone know if keeping 2 pekin drakes together is o.k? I have heard a lot of different things, but I don't personally know.
     
  5. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Overrun With Chickens

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    I have 2 pekin drakes and they are buddies :) I don't see why it would be an issue. Most people seem to have problems when there are too many males to females but usually not if they are all one sex.
     
  6. Duckling543

    Duckling543 New Egg

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    Awesome!Thanks!!![​IMG]
     
  7. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Overrun With Chickens

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    Here are my guys today enjoying some fresh water. Of course one of the dogs had to butt in and take a drink.
     
  8. Ren2014

    Ren2014 Blessed Beyond Hope

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    Blackie and Blondie are now 17 days old. They are supposed to both be girls. Blondie makes a muffled quack sound where as Blackie just whistles all the time. At this age, is this any kind of sign that Blackie might be a he??
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  9. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Overrun With Chickens

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    very cute! If you got them from a reliable source for sexing I wouldn't be concerned. Some people say they can voice sex at 2-3 weeks but usually it isn't till later. I noticed with my guys that their voices changes a lot just day to day and I didn't have a definitive sex till 9-10 weeks. Is the black a black Swedish?
     
  10. Ren2014

    Ren2014 Blessed Beyond Hope

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    Thank you. Both are from Ideal Poultry with a chicken order that they got wrong[​IMG] They have apologized and credited me so no problems there. I ordered 6 Brown Leghorn pullets, 1 Easter Egger and 2 Blue Swedish ducks. When I ordered, they did say the Swedish could be Blue, Black or Splash. I received Blackie, Blondie, 2 Brown Leghorns, 1 Easter Egger and 17 "males for warmth."

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