Where can I get Wood Ducks?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by duck4u, Aug 5, 2013.

  1. duck4u

    duck4u Out Of The Brooder

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    I really want at least a wood duckling to raise with my others.
    It's near summers end and I live in florida. Will I still be able to get a wood duckling?
    Or atleast one adult?
    Woods Ducks are my favorite breed.
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I wouldn't advise raising ornamental ducklings with domestic species. Ornamental ducklings can be quite fragile compared to their domestic counterparts, You should be able to find a pair later in the fall though.
     
  3. duck4u

    duck4u Out Of The Brooder

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    whats the difference between Ornamental ducklings that make them so fragile?
    I thought all ducklings where the same except in personality, color, species.
     
  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Ornamental ducklings can take longer to start eating than domestic ducks. You might try the ornamental section for a more in depth answer.
     

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