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by charliefox
Fri Jun 29, 2012 7:30 am
Forum: Waterfowl Forum
Topic: call duck/drake wanted
Replies: 0
Views: 301

call duck/drake wanted

hi i need a young call duck/drake to go with my young call duck can any one help oxford area 07748037237 all the best uncle fox
by charliefox
Sun Jun 03, 2012 6:21 pm
Forum: Waterfowl Forum
Topic: Should i expect ducklings soon???
Replies: 5
Views: 679

Re: Should i expect ducklings soon???

hi when a hen mallard make her nest in the wild she takes feathers from her front and lines the nest with them then she lays a clutch of eggs and starts sitting if at any time she leaves the nest she will cover them up to keep them warm and i suspect what cant be seen cant be taken by crows and the ...
by charliefox
Sun Jun 03, 2012 6:10 pm
Forum: Waterfowl Forum
Topic: hatched ducklings leaving nest
Replies: 3
Views: 559

Re: hatched ducklings leaving nest

hi all in the wild mrs mallard has them swiming and eating within the first 24 hours uncle fox
by charliefox
Sun Jun 03, 2012 6:07 pm
Forum: Waterfowl Forum
Topic: DUCK ADVISE NEEDED PLEASE!! :D
Replies: 4
Views: 568

Re: DUCK ADVISE NEEDED PLEASE!! :D

hi i didnt know mallards mygrated what i do know is that mallards lay an egg every other day and when they have enough they begin sitting in the wild this can be as early as march and very often more than one brood in a year all the best unle fox
by charliefox
Sun Jun 03, 2012 5:59 pm
Forum: Chicken Houses, Runs & Equipment
Topic: VSB opener /closer
Replies: 4
Views: 615

Re: VSB opener /closer

hi all since my post on the vsb opener it has been returned and it works however there was no note in with it to say if it had been repaired or replaced it seems to me that after sales for this vendor doesnt count well they wont get my custom again on a different note can anyone tell me is it possib...
by charliefox
Tue May 29, 2012 3:58 pm
Forum: Chicken Houses, Runs & Equipment
Topic: VSB opener /closer
Replies: 4
Views: 615

VSB opener /closer

Hi all me again some advice needed do any of you have a vsb pophole open/closer as ive had one for eighteen months now and in that time batteries lasted six months from what ive read they should last a lot longer .next time they failed tried new ones the closer would not work so i contacted vendor s...
by charliefox
Fri May 25, 2012 8:28 pm
Forum: Chicken Houses, Runs & Equipment
Topic: leaving coops open
Replies: 14
Views: 1316

Re: leaving coops open

Hi all it sounds like an episode from it aint arf hot mum maybe we should hire a punkawalah to sit outside pulling a string with a palm frond on the other end to keep em cool .uncle fox
by charliefox
Mon May 14, 2012 10:13 pm
Forum: Photos of Waterfowl
Topic: My call ducks (calls) 5 weeks old
Replies: 12
Views: 6996

Re: My call ducks (calls) 5 weeks old

one born every minute a blind man would know they are not call ducks uncle fox
by charliefox
Mon May 14, 2012 10:06 pm
Forum: Photos of Waterfowl
Topic: Sexing call ducks ,
Replies: 3
Views: 4210

Re: Sexing call ducks ,

male call ducks whistle bit like a widgeon uncle fox
by charliefox
Mon May 14, 2012 9:50 pm
Forum: Pests & Predators
Topic: i hate magpies
Replies: 10
Views: 868

Re: i hate magpies

hi all caught dozens of em in a larsen trap despatch method a good wack on gate post does the job best way to catch crows is with a ladder trap same despatch method you can decoy both useing the right bait and an air rifle .uncle fox

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