YO GEORGIANS! :)

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by SeramaSweetie, Jan 13, 2009.

  1. christine9

    christine9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Those of you with ducks...do you brood them differently than chicks? Do you feed them the same chick starter?
     
  2. RoboDuck

    RoboDuck Chillin' With My Peeps


    Ducks can NOT have the medicated starter. Nonmedicated they can share. Depending on age and size we sometimes let ducks and chicks stay together.
     
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  3. christine9

    christine9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks!! Thinking of adding a few mallards.
     
  4. RoboDuck

    RoboDuck Chillin' With My Peeps


    Don't forget those will likely migrate if they are not properly contained.
     
  5. GAFarmGirl87

    GAFarmGirl87 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup, that sums it up daily for me.
     
  6. GAFarmGirl87

    GAFarmGirl87 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Harry, ignore Robo. He's the class clown, so to speak. Hit the thumbs up to give an ovation.
     
  7. RoboDuck

    RoboDuck Chillin' With My Peeps


    OH! Is THAT how that works? Oops. :D
     
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  8. christine9

    christine9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does migration include yearly visits? Or is that some kind of naive dream?
     
  9. carcar80

    carcar80 Overrun With Chickens

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    I have yearly Mallard visitors. I've had them every year since I hatched out some of my birds' eggs, and didn't have the visits before I hatched those eggs.

    So, no way of knowing if they're truly the ones I hatched, but I have my suspicions.

    But then I have Mama/Papa Mal, who never ever leave. So, you just never know.
     
  10. Sonya9

    Sonya9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure about ducks but I know Canadian Geese have very close family ties, some of the daughters always return to their birthplace/parents to have their own chicks each year (they bring their mates along).

    Fascinating incredibly social and tightly bonded creatures those Canadian Geese are!
     
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