The Duck Thread

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

  1. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For the Birds!! Premium Member

    Feb 9, 2015
    West Virginia
    My Coop
    Yep! And you should see what he can do to a dog toy!
  2. Nikki816

    Nikki816 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 20, 2012
    New Holland, Ohio
    What do you all use in your duck runs on the ground? Our run used to be for the chickens and the ground is pretty dug up. We have a 1/3 of it blocked off to let the grass grow back (we planted it early last fall) and i have pebbles around the pool area, but i am not sure what to use to keep the rest of it from being a mud hole. Does any one use sand, or are the small pebbles ok for a large area?
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    They'll mix the pebbles into the mud pretty quick. I don't have a "run" mine range over a half acre fenced in, but where the feed and water and pools are we laid down weed fabric then put river rock which is round got them at Lowes. Has worked out great.
  4. PotatoWaffles

    PotatoWaffles Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 10, 2014
    Northwest Ohio

    The chocolate runner tries to get on my shoulder when theyre in my lap lol
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    When I had my lil duckling inside I kept a towel over my shoulder and he would climb up under just like he was getting under his mommies feathers. They are so precious
  6. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 19, 2014
    Round Rock, TX
    So very cute!
  7. wyandottegirl

    wyandottegirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 16, 2014
    Vancouver Island, BC
    Hi all! I'm quite new to ducks. I have one male and one female. Here they are.[​IMG]

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  8. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

    Jan 3, 2010
    Southern New England
  9. randerson846

    randerson846 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2013
    Last year I hatched two call ducks a drake and a female, they just started to lay about a eek and s half ago, I know the eggs are fertilised because I sccudently dropped one, and I saw the bullseye, so I have a total of five eggs that I got over a week, I wasn't planning on hatching them but 2 days ago a fox got them both, so I though I would try and hatch them out just put them in in the incubator last night and I will hopefully have some duckies in 4 weeks time :D
  10. attimus

    attimus Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sorry to hear about your ducks. Hope you have some luck with the hatch.

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