WI call ducks needed ASAP!!!!!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by babylady4, May 26, 2010.

  1. babylady4

    babylady4 Mother Goose

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    Anybody have some call ducks here in WI? I hatched out one little guy and his friends will not be arriving for another week or 2. Poor baby needs friends!
     
  2. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    If nobody responds, you can do something...

    Get a little mirror and a turkey feather duster and attach them to the side of the brooder.

    Make sure the duckling can climb under the feathers of the duster.

    It works like a surrogate mom and the mirror gives it some siblings [​IMG]
     
  3. Sweetfolly

    Sweetfolly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't have any Call ducklings, but I do have some Dark Campbells (about a week old) right now, and Indian Runners hatching this weekend. I'd be happy to give you a couple. [​IMG]
     
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  4. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    An Indian Runner would be a good friend for a call I think. At least it wont squish the call...they don't have enough meat on their bones [​IMG]
     
  5. babylady4

    babylady4 Mother Goose

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    Fordmommy offered some to keep him company as well, but they are so much bigger I think he would be squished!

    Maybe they will come the beginning of the week right away so I do not have to wait too long.

    Should I quarantine the new arrivals or just toss them all together right away?
     
  6. babylady4

    babylady4 Mother Goose

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    Ok, thanks Wifezilla I added the mirror. He was scared of it at first but now he is quite happy looking at himself. I'll try to get a featherduster for him to hang out in today.
     
  7. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    It does take them a while to make friends with that "other duck", but once they settle down they talk to it. Cracks me up!

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