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What do you think?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by DUCKGIRL89, Nov 29, 2011.

  1. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have three half khaki campbell, half rouen ducklings in my brooder, their moms were khakis, they laid wonderful, but im worried that these babies wont lay as well (if I get any hens [​IMG]) what do you guys think?
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I think it's kind of a gamble. When mixing breeds each batch is kind of different. They could end up being very good layers or they could be more of a average layer.
     
  3. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Well, so far they look like rouens, but act alot like khakis. Im hopeing their more on the khaki side!
     
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    I hope it works out for you [​IMG] . Either way they'll still be adorable [​IMG]
     
  5. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thanks, they are staying here nomatter what. Lol. Now that cheese passed im keeping my babies close and warm. Lol. Just hopeing for only one drake [​IMG] hopeing the rouen is a drake! [​IMG]
     
  6. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, and thank you. I love them so much!
     
  7. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    [​IMG] I hope so to. Too many drakes have always been a problem for me [​IMG]
     
  8. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Me too. When I first got my first duck, it was straight run and I got seven. Only two were hens [​IMG] but I still have those two hens. Lol. But it took a long time to get rid of all the drakes!
     
  9. Kevin565

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    Oh no! Out of all the ducklings I've raised I've only gotten one female [​IMG] .
     
  10. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:How many have you raised?

    Out of all the ducks I raised this year which rounds to 13 I got 6 drakes, and 8 hens. The second batch were sexed to. Hopeing for better ratio this time though. I vent sexed them all except the runt the other day (wanted to make sure they were good and old enough) and I dont think I did it right [​IMG] cause it looked like all hens [​IMG] deffinetly not right.
     

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