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Welsh Harlequin Hatching Eggs

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by danicmeyer, Aug 3, 2011.

  1. danicmeyer

    danicmeyer New Egg

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    Hi All!

    My name is Dani and I am new to posting to the boards here....been a stalker for several years researching and reading [​IMG]

    My husband and I are finally just about ready to start our duck adventure! We have a incubator ready for pickup next weekend and I would love to get some baby ducks in it soon!

    I am trying to find some Welsh Harlequin Eggs but we are really only wanting a handful....maybe six or so. Everywhere I look to order them I have to get a dozen or more or pay a minimum charge on them.

    We can't have that many and I wouldn't know what to even do with that many as we have a new baby on the way.

    Can anyone help??

    Thanks!

    Dani
     
  2. tbitt

    tbitt Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. lovesgliders

    lovesgliders Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can always sell extra ducklings.

    Also, remember that no batch of eggs has a 100% hatch rate. A dozen eggs could very well yield you your six ducklings, especially since they are shipped and it's your first time incubating. [​IMG]
     
  4. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    where are you located?

    Have you try Craiglist?


    I recomend you to find someone near and pick the eggs

    my best hatches from shipped eggs are in the colder months

    unless you find someone willing to add 1 or 2 cold packs

    to keep eggs cool
     
  5. danicmeyer

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    Thanks all! I have checked on craigslist without luck.

    It's a good point that not all will probably hatch.....my luck they would all hatch and no one in our little town would want the extra's lol.

    Guess we will have to take our chances [​IMG]

    Dani
     

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