When is it too late to get hatchlings?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by RouenAtFirstTry, May 30, 2012.

  1. I'm moving to a new house. There is plenty of land and a few ponds. I'd planned to get 4 Rouen ducks, all females from chicks. We've been waiting to get them until we move and build the duck house. Now it'll be the second week of June (at the earliest) that I can accommodate the hatch-lings. We live in the mountains and cold weather is unpredictable in the fall. My boyfriend says it will be too late and they will not be mature by the time it could get cold. Can any of you advise? These will be ducks for both eggs and meat.
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! Sorry, can't answer you on ducklings, but if you post under the "Ducks" section on the forum I'm sure someone will be able to advice you. Enjoy the site!
     
  3. Thanks! Will do.
     
  4. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Free Ranging

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D

    They should be fine if you can get them soon.
     
  5. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
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  7. 4-H chicken mom

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. :thumbsup
     
  8. Thanks folks for the warm welcome!
     

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