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Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ZakoHero, Jan 17, 2013.
I'm getting assistance tonight with the present wrapping
With young ducklings I recommend spending a lot of time interacting with them. This will make them very friendly and not afraid. I sit right down on the ground with them and let them climb all over me like I'm a jungle gym. After a few weeks of playing with them like this, they follow me all over the place and look forward to seeing me. Treats like romaine lettuce help too
I cannot get over how they have grown, and they look like great lil helpers too.
Some do, some don't. They require long daylight hours as in the Spring & Summertime. So in the colder months, artificial lighting is needed. A low wattage LED bulb works great.
I can't wait for ducklings... Come duckies lay eggs!
My Khaki Campbell drake and Blue Swedish duck have been mating and she built a nest, laid 5 eggs, sat for a little more than a day and abandoned the nest. So, I now have 5 eggs incubating. This is my first attempt to incubate so it is probably a good thing there are only 5 eggs just in case they all hatch. I don't know if they will hatch or not and since they have only been in the incubator for a couple of days there is nothing to see...yet. I do feel pretty sure they are fertile since the pair were mating several times a day leading up to the egg laying. So, I am thinking, if they do hatch, I may have some little cuties around mid January.
Does anyone have any idea what father Khaki mother Swedish offspring might be like?
Saw all the duck pictures in this thread. Made me look back at all my pictures of my ducks. I swear they grow up so fast
They really do, such sweet pics too.
@miss lydia should I just give up on my ducks with sitting? She shares a nest with my other female, and now they have 19 in the nest. It's been over a week now. I've been getting advised to let nature take it's course and leave it, or to get them and incubate it myself.
irdk what to do.