well thats was a suprise!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by DUCKGIRL89, Nov 30, 2011.

  1. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My dad came to me the otherday and said he is moving onto a farm, and is getting me 10 new ducks ([​IMG]) i was so shocked i could barley speak! so now im trying to figure out what kind of ducks i want. i want some buff orpington hens, and maybe a drake, but im not sure since im getting a saxony pair too. i was thinking about getting either some muscovys then, or calls. i also want some anconas to. im serious! i need help me for i go nutts [​IMG] (BTW he is paying for feed and stuff, i just get to pick breeds) and im open to any idea you all have!
     
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  2. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    For pond ducks, I would choose something larger than Calls. They are too prone to predators on a pond.
    I would look for a larger duck that won't be picked off by owls, hawks or other birds of prey.
    Good luck!
     
  3. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:well, i was only gonna get like 2 or three. and have them their own little pen. lol.
     
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  4. TLWR

    TLWR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Didn't you get Calls recently and rehome them quickly when you decided Calls weren't your thing?

    Sounds like you live with your mom, so is your dad planning to care for the ducks? Why not let him help decide what HE'd like on his farm.
     
  5. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    Quote:well, i was only gonna get like 2 or three. and have them their own little pen. lol.

    I am so sorry, I totally had POND stuck in my head(please excuse me, I'm home sick today with a sinus infection).
    If they'll be in their own little safe pen, then by all means, get a bunch of CALL DUCKS! [​IMG] They're wonderful. [​IMG]
     
  6. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Quote:well, i was only gonna get like 2 or three. and have them their own little pen. lol.

    I am so sorry, I totally had POND stuck in my head(please excuse me, I'm home sick today with a sinus infection).
    If they'll be in their own little safe pen, then by all means, get a bunch of CALL DUCKS! [​IMG] They're wonderful. [​IMG]

    Hope you feel better [​IMG]
     
  7. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:yeah, but my dad thinks their cute. and yeah, parents are divorcing and i live with my mom.
     
  8. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:well, i was only gonna get like 2 or three. and have them their own little pen. lol.

    I am so sorry, I totally had POND stuck in my head(please excuse me, I'm home sick today with a sinus infection).
    If they'll be in their own little safe pen, then by all means, get a bunch of CALL DUCKS! [​IMG] They're wonderful. [​IMG]

    thats ok. and i hope you feel better!
     
  9. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

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    How about get a couple female ducks for just eggs like Runner Ducks then get some call ducks for fun? [​IMG]
     
  10. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:thats a wonderful idea!!!!!!! but im getting a SQ pair of saxonys in spring. ill just get a assortment from metzers.
     

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