The Duck Thread

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

  1. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My neighbors rooster is louder but I hardly hear his chickens. It's not a nonstop scream/ack, ack, ack but they let me know when they want something. Since the weather has gotten nice they seem to have chilled down a few notches. I live in a subdivision and my neighbors have said they are fine and don't mind them.
     
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  2. KuroKitsune

    KuroKitsune Chillin' With My Peeps

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    when my girl ducks get going you hear them! no doubt in whos making noise. but its usually brief just a few seconds and then they quit and the rest of the time their quiet
     
  3. randerson846

    randerson846 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just candelled the eggs,

    chickens: I saw 9 moving, and 1 I wasn't sure about, and I thought 11 were infertile, but I cracked them open, and 2 were still alive, I saw their hearts moving, it was very sad, I didn't think they were alive :'(

    Duck: he is moving quite a bit :)

    Geese: 5 are growing, and 3 were infertile
     
  4. Jdc361

    Jdc361 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do they wake you up in the middle of the night? Or in the morning?
     
  5. hennible

    hennible Overrun With Chickens

    I have never heard mine before I'm up... At 7:00am most days, and I don't hear them until I'm out to see them... the roosters I can hear as early as 3:00am (my ducks and chickens are very close to our house)
     
  6. jcquincyduck

    jcquincyduck Out Of The Brooder

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    hello! so I had two ducks Luna and Quincy and Luna died about a year back so Quincy has been living on his own with me but during the day I can't be there with him. so I was thinking about getting a baby duckling for him. he was the alpha male of the two so would he hurt the baby? I would want to make sure nothing happened so they wouldn't be left alone in the beginning. just some thoughts
     
  7. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Once mine are in their house they are quiet. I can hear my male through the night when my windows are open and I'm awake. But that's it. In the morning if I'm not out there when the sun comes up they tell me. I usually don't hear them till I'm up though. Also I only have a 3 sided coop so they know when the sun comes up!
     
  8. KuroKitsune

    KuroKitsune Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no they are quiet and sleeping during the night and usually dont start making noise in the morning till after i'm awake for the day anyway.....i dont find it annoying or anything and they dont do it often
     
  9. Jdc361

    Jdc361 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok cool. What is the best pet breed, but also lays some eggs?
     
  10. KuroKitsune

    KuroKitsune Chillin' With My Peeps

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    welsh harlequin and khaki campbell's are the best egg layers and runners lay well but most ducks will lay decently...i have 3 cayuga females and i get 3 eggs every day from them...so choose which ever breed or breeds you like the look of
     

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