Wanted Welsh Harlequins

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by lakota_elder, Jun 26, 2010.

  1. lakota_elder

    lakota_elder Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm looking for some more Welsh Harlequins... I need to broaden my bloodlines. I live near Gainesville, FL but will travel a way to get some good stock... any sellers????
     
  2. sianara

    sianara Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2007
    Central MA
  3. lakota_elder

    lakota_elder Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm leary of shipping babies across country in the middle of the summer.... It's been in the 100s already for days in a row. I doubt they would make it..???
     
  4. DaveP

    DaveP Out Of The Brooder

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    I am just outside Orlando and just had babies shipped from Holderreads in Oregon and they arrived this past Thursday. They got here just fine and happy, took 2 days to get here.
     
  5. sianara

    sianara Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2007
    Central MA
    Quote:I can understand that. You might consider contacting them to see how successful they are for this time of the year. I live in MA, they shipped my ducklings on Monday and I got them at 6:30 am Wednesday (granted it was back in April). I don't know where you live but the ship time might only be a day if you're not on the East coast.

    They also included some gro gel.
     
    Last edited: Jun 26, 2010
  6. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    Not sure how picky you are about appearance. Metzer WH ducks are very healthy, but they do not always match type.
    I bet you could get hatching eggs from someone here.

    I am out for the season though. I traded my drake away since he fathered so many babies around here. My new stud is too young to fertilize anything at this point.
     
  7. Blooming chicks

    Blooming chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I couldn't find WH's anywhere in my area so I had to order some hatching eggs. I figured it was worth a try?
     
  8. lakota_elder

    lakota_elder Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:I didn't know Holderreads was still shipping.... guess I'll contact them.. I need a mature drake and could buy 10 younguns....
     
  9. DaveP

    DaveP Out Of The Brooder

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    I think mine were from their last week of hatching because they added several more weeks to their usual schedule so I was very happy to get them as I ordered them only 2 weeks beforehand.
     
  10. bird

    bird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have one extra golden phase drake from Holderread, but I am in Oregon too...[​IMG]

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