The Duck Thread

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

  1. Y-Knot

    Y-Knot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your little flock are so adorable! They look so much like my motley crew. My newbies are a duck & drake WH, one Pekin, one Cayuga, one Blue Runner and one Fawn & White. They moves outside and got their pool last week. Wednesday they will be integrating with my present group. I am hoping they get along well.
     
  2. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Overrun With Chickens

    I was wondering, I have 6 ducks: 3 Mallards, 2 Khaki Campbells, and 1 Buff Duck, and although I have heard wonderful things about ducks, none of them are friendly. I held them a lot as ducklings, and yet they still really don't like me. Is there really anything I can do now that they are a little over 2 months old to encourage them to love me a little?
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  3. 18angovem

    18angovem Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:PEAS!!!! Ducks love peas and if you own the peas they will love you. Simple really! lol
     
  4. Chrysolinsbirds

    Chrysolinsbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just subscribing =)
     
  5. RedIII

    RedIII Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I didn't know that they hissed! Muscovites sure seem like a fun breed.



    Welcome, subscriber friend! :)

    Wow, those blue runner ducks are beautiful!
     
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  6. LadyIsadora

    LadyIsadora Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Jdc361, this might be helpful
    http://www.metzerfarms.com/DuckBreedComparison.cfm?CustID=4009367
    In the link they compare several Duck Breeds, a couple of them are proprietary to that farm, but it helped me decide when I was looking. It compared temperment, eggs, meat, foraging ability all kinds of qualities. Your mileage may vary
    Hope it helps
     
  7. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For the Birds!! Premium Member

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    Mine like peas, but they looove cheerios! Lol
     
  8. Chrysolinsbirds

    Chrysolinsbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Treats of course =)
     
  9. Chrysolinsbirds

    Chrysolinsbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I always QUACK at mine and they all get excited and come waddling sometimes flying towards me lol they are such characters =)
     
  10. Chrysolinsbirds

    Chrysolinsbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] here's my heavy buff bunch telling me I forgot the bucket of kitchen scraps lol
     

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