The Duck Thread

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

  1. minmin1258

    minmin1258 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you believe my ducks are out in this! They are acting like it summer!
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Those webbed feet are like little snow shoes.
     
  3. attimus

    attimus Chillin' With My Peeps

    During the freeze here I could actually see where mine were in the pond when I would go out to break the ice in the morning. There was always a thinner patch where they where hanging out.
     
  4. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well we are enjoying our nice 68* day before it turns cold again. Just saw the forecast for this weekend, oh joy freezing rain! Texas is so crazy 70 one day and 44 the next.
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  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    We're to have minus 0 wind chills next couple days. thank goodness for heated buckets. Your babies are so adorable.
     
  6. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Brr! Thank you, they have grown so much!
     
  7. Loc20chick

    Loc20chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are so cute!!!!
     
  8. minmin1258

    minmin1258 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Those lil duckies are sure cuties! They are runners right?
    Someone told me that Runners don't fly...is that true?
    I don't have runners, have 3 Khaki Cambells and a Black Swedish and they fly short distances. First time one of them took off and flew it panicked...couldn't figure out why it was in the air and how to get down! Lol it crash landed on top of the chicken coop. Then sat there and cussed me for coming to rescue her!
     
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  9. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you. 2 are runners, the blue and the fawn and white in the middle. The others are a welsh Harliquin and and white layer. The runners don't fly and the other 2 shouldn't either. My pekins dreamed of flying but they jumped higher than they could "fly". I can imagine being cussed at by a duck! Lol, mine sound like a bunch of bitties cackling about everyone else business.
     
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  10. duck hatcher

    duck hatcher Out Of The Brooder

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    My female Pekin duck just started laying fertile eggs, and its winter luckily so they cant hatch. In the summer though, should I let her hatch the eggs or if I should maybe get an incubator for them? (this is my first time with fertile eggs) and these are my first flock of ducks so I'm still learning from them.
     

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