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by scramble
Fri Mar 14, 2014 9:43 pm
Forum: Waterfowl Forum
Topic: When can ducklings go outside during the day?
Replies: 3
Views: 1078

Re: When can ducklings go outside during the day?

:D Thanks very much for your replies. They will be 6 weeks next week and one is almost fully feathered, not sure of the breed as the eggs were sold as a mix of magpie, welsh harlequin, rouen and one other so a real mix. So if I set up the run and hut they should be fine during the day and then I can...
by scramble
Sat Mar 08, 2014 11:48 am
Forum: Waterfowl Forum
Topic: When can ducklings go outside during the day?
Replies: 3
Views: 1078

When can ducklings go outside during the day?

Hi My two gorgeous duckings are 4 1/2 weeks old now and starting to get their feathers. They come out of the brooder once or twice evryday while I'm cleaning it out and wander round in the kitchen having snacks, grit and corn but I was wondering when they could safely go outside? I know they need to...
by scramble
Sat Feb 01, 2014 4:27 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: importing hatching eggs from USA?
Replies: 2
Views: 1459

importing hatching eggs from USA?

Hi I am looking everywhere for some Ancona Duck hatching eggs. I've not found any in the UK at all but there are a number of breeders in the states, some of whom Ive contacted and are looking into it for me form that side... I've read that it is possible to import eggs, I'd only want 6-12, but that ...
by scramble
Wed Jan 29, 2014 6:33 pm
Forum: Waterfowl For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Ancona hatching eggs anywhere
Replies: 0
Views: 820

Ancona hatching eggs anywhere

Hi, I'm new to ducks and finding it all very exciting, although nervous about my 3 eggs due to hatch on Monday! I have been researching breeds and am really interested in the Abacot Ranger and Ancona Ducks. I have found a couple of places for the Abacots but no Anconas in the Uk at all, only in the ...
by scramble
Mon Jan 27, 2014 5:56 pm
Forum: Incubation and Hatching Eggs
Topic: Hi, new member
Replies: 6
Views: 3155

Re: Hi, new member

Hi, I thought so but was hoping not as I'm getting a bit impatient now...thank you!
by scramble
Mon Jan 27, 2014 8:45 am
Forum: Incubation and Hatching Eggs
Topic: Hi, new member
Replies: 6
Views: 3155

Re: Hi, new member

:) Thank you!

Also, I set the eggs on a Sunday evening in the oncubator do do I count day 1 as the Monday?
Sorry about all the questions!
by scramble
Sun Jan 26, 2014 1:43 pm
Forum: Incubation and Hatching Eggs
Topic: Hi, new member
Replies: 6
Views: 3155

Re: Hi, new member

Great, thank you! :-)17
by scramble
Sun Jan 26, 2014 12:54 pm
Forum: Incubation and Hatching Eggs
Topic: Hi, new member
Replies: 6
Views: 3155

Hi, new member

Hi, I'm new to poultry keeping but have 3 mixed duck eggs at day 21 of incubation and am very excited!! :-)99 I've read that I need to increase humidity and decrease the temperature and stop turning at about 25 days, is there anything else I need to do? Also, all being well with these three, I would...

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