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by Pottsgrp
Fri Sep 04, 2020 11:51 pm
Forum: Waterfowl Forum
Topic: Hatching experience !
Replies: 5
Views: 296

Re: Hatching experience !

They are huge!! The one I helped along is a little smaller than the rest and is a little more nervous and reticent to eat from the hand etc, but hopefully he/she will catch up with the rest in time.
by Pottsgrp
Fri Sep 04, 2020 10:35 pm
Forum: Waterfowl Forum
Topic: Hatching experience !
Replies: 5
Views: 296

Re: Hatching experience !

Here they are at 12 days old... so a couple of days ago. I’ve since moved them to larger accommodation - they grow so fast!

https://youtu.be/vaHtYGarDmk
by Pottsgrp
Sat Aug 22, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: Waterfowl Forum
Topic: Hatching experience !
Replies: 5
Views: 296

Hatching experience !

I posted on here a few weeks ago when my Pekin duck eggs were in their incubator, for ideas for a duck run. By day 25 I was down from 8 to 6 eggs and I discarded one more on day 26 - this is the first time I have done this and I *think* that embryo had died sometime in the last week, so on Wednesday...
by Pottsgrp
Mon Jul 27, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: Waterfowl Forum
Topic: First duck run
Replies: 4
Views: 288

Re: First duck run

Ah.... hadn’t thought of that. Perfect. Looks easy to jet wash too!
by Pottsgrp
Mon Jul 27, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: Waterfowl Forum
Topic: First duck run
Replies: 4
Views: 288

Re: First duck run

Hi, Sorry.... missed your reply. The idea with the concrete base is to use this for their secure overnight location. It’s got a solid roof and I can easily enclose the whole thing in chain link fencing to keep our local fox out at night. He or she makes an appearance in the garden most nights. I am ...
by Pottsgrp
Tue Jul 21, 2020 7:39 pm
Forum: Waterfowl Forum
Topic: First duck run
Replies: 4
Views: 288

First duck run

HI, This is my first visit here, so hello! I have bought incubator etc for hatching duck eggs and have ordered a small batch of fertile eggs so will be giving it a go! Thinking ahead I am pondering where to site a duck run. I have a wooden gazebo with concrete base which once housed a hot tub. I cou...

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