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by briggsy
Sat Jun 22, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: Waterfowl For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Rehoming 2 runner ducks Dorset
Replies: 3
Views: 1863

Re: Rehoming 2 runner ducks Dorset

Hi, did you find a taker for your ducks?
We are in Swansea and I think the journey would be too stressful for them, but my sister in law is in Dorset so I could ask her if she knows of anyone.
by briggsy
Sat Jun 22, 2019 8:20 am
Forum: Waterfowl Forum
Topic: white cambells
Replies: 6
Views: 1294

Re: white cambells

Hi, We have white campbells and they use a hopper feeder quite cheerfully. Well, I don't think they like it because it is clunky, however if you want to eat then you've got to put up with it. We use a Grandpas Feeder - https://www.grandpasfeeders.com They come with bolts to fix the lid open. Give th...
by briggsy
Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: Waterfowl Forum
Topic: Ducks loosing their wing feathers
Replies: 7
Views: 1050

Re: Ducks loosing their wing feathers

Yes we've had that with two Khaki Campbells in the past, don't want that again. So far everything has been delivered clean with no breaks. She's a lovely duck so I will keep close watch. I have them on an oregano oil, plus occasional garlic for antibiotic purposes. They are supplemented up to their ...
by briggsy
Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Waterfowl Forum
Topic: Ducks loosing their wing feathers
Replies: 7
Views: 1050

Re: Ducks loosing their wing feathers

Thanks, will take a close look.

Not really worried about their looks, just want them to be healthy.

They have free access to crushed cockle shell (we live by an estuary!) Also a poultry grit and shell mix. And they get their shells back.
by briggsy
Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: Waterfowl Forum
Topic: Ducks loosing their wing feathers
Replies: 7
Views: 1050

Re: Ducks loosing their wing feathers

Thanks Zo for the quick response. I tried to take a photo, however it is so bright out there that the photo looked like a bunch of angels rather than ducks! Angels are they not. I grabbed this from the internet which is pretty much identical. I have not looked for feather mite as I thought it was on...
by briggsy
Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: Waterfowl Forum
Topic: Ducks loosing their wing feathers
Replies: 7
Views: 1050

Ducks loosing their wing feathers

Hi, I have a pair of White Campbells who have just not replaced their wing feathers after molting, it is 6 months plus now. I have them on 16% protein layers pellets and have supplemented their food with meal worms, slugs, and a wide range of herbs and greens. Also blackstrap molasses. They really s...

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