Where to buy Ancona and Saxony ducklings

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by DuckyMama92, Feb 8, 2016.

  1. DuckyMama92

    DuckyMama92 Out Of The Brooder

    71
    0
    39
    Sep 5, 2015
    Hi!
    I have 4 lady Pekins and am looking to expand my flock by adding 1 Ancona and 1 Saxony ducklings (ideally) but have no idea where to buy them. I adopted the Pekins so not sure where to buy. We don't have a lot of land or I would have infinitely more ducks but we can definitely take in 2 more. Any suggestions as to where to find these breeds?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

    30,886
    21,802
    736
    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    I'd suggest checking with your state thread as there may be members who can point you in the right direction.

    Good luck
    CT
     
  3. learycow

    learycow Chillin' With My Peeps

    2,496
    326
    246
    Apr 1, 2011
    Southern Maine
    Where are you located? I sell anconas but can't ship just a single duckling
     
  4. mominoz

    mominoz Chillin' With My Peeps

    882
    24
    171
    Feb 17, 2009
    North Georgia
    I breed Saxonys (holderreads line). Getting 1 duckling of each as day olds is very difficult, as they need warmth for the first couple weeks...if you wait till late, late spring, someone May ship... but usually , you need a minimum of 4 and heat packs and not many do that or know how. I ship adults and would some young ones, that are beginning to feather out ... but have never shipped small babies not feathered out. ( when shipped , temps can vary a lot, creating stress). Also some states make it very difficult to ship into because of all the regulations it becomes too costly to everyone except the BIG GUYS.(or if married to a vet ;0)
     
    Last edited: Feb 11, 2016

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by