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Quack! If it walks like a duck, looks like a duck or swims like a duck, then you are in the right place. We know wild and domestic ducks, farm ducks and pet ducks.
Around $300 to $250TrentA brand new 870 costs about that much, so a used commemorative edition should be around this price. Being the "special" commemorative that is, I'm sure someone would pay a little more if it is in nice condition.Note: There is also a lmtd. ed. 870 D.U. Tribute version that has…
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I HAVE BEEN AN AVID DUCK HUNTER FOR 21 YEARS, MAN TIME GOES BY! I HAVE USED THE 1187, THE 870, THE 835 ULTIMAG THE BENELLI NOVA, THE 9200 VIKINGA AND THE LIST GOES ON AND ON. I BOUGHT A SUPER BLACK EAGLE AND HAVE NEVER HAD ONE SINGLE FAILURE OTHER THAN NOT LISTENING TO A HUNTING BUDDY WHO HAS HAD ON…
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%DETAILS% Keep Birds Away I had a similar problem in my backyward that has no pool but does have a large concrete and wood deck patio covered by two large trees. The solution was given to me by my housekeeper. She suggested buying plastic snakes and hanging them around the trees and leav…
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We tried placing old and unused CDs on the rail for our above ground pool as suggested by Hawaii and it worked. There are high priced 'high frequency' bird repelling systems that you can buy, but they recommend that you use them in conjunction with the 'Terror Eyes Balls'. You might try a fountain…
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Discourage Mallard Ducks from Using Pool We bought a white large goose (or swan?) chlorine dispenser. It has a painted beak, eyes & everything. It floats around the pool showing "movement" so the mallards won't join it. We've kept the mallards out with this goose now for over 4 seasons. Befor…
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Attention, All Birds! I had the same problems regarding birds pooping in the pool. My neighbor advised me to use an alligator float chlorinator. I purchased the alligator at Home Depot and put it in my pool. The result? No birds even close to the pool... birds do NOT like the alligator.Local people…
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Duck droppings are harmful if allowed to dry and harbor a mould that when ingested will cause long term illness. Mainly small children are at risk. The droppings in the pool will be sanitised by the pool chlorine however I would like to see the level of chlorine sanitiser at around 5ppm to be sure. …
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THe answer to your question is...Yes.It COULD be any one of the 3 but I'd bet on a combination in 1 way or the other.Remember, it only takes one microscopic spore to turn a pool into green slime in 24 hrs given the right conditions.Good Luck! Twig CPO/minor pool & spa god
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The Role of Silent Letters There are two uses for silent letters in English. One is to indicate the pronunciation of other letters. For example, in the word "tinny," the second n is silent; its purpose is to show that the i is not pronounced like the i in "tiny." Likewise, a silent e makes "hate"…
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There should be a special edition(in america) coming out in 2009 of march. So it should be available in stores if not then online. EDIT: It is currently on DVD. Ya my parents bought it and forced me to watch it. Man that is a horriable movie ha ha. : ) i just bought a copy at wal-mart for $12.00
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Non-harmful Way to Keep Ducks Away from Pool You can try puuting some plastic owls up around the pool area. Some of the new ones have heads which turn in the wind. You will probably find this to do the trick. You can put up a blow-up swan or plastic swans around the pool. Swans are natural enime…
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Usually, but not always. Not all eggs are guaranteed to be fertilized - here are some factors that can determine fertility rates; There is some disagreement, but it is generally accepted that a rooster can only tend to from six to twelve hens. When a hen first starts to lay even though the roost…
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Is the Egg Fertilized? If you have a rooster in with your hens, then chances are the eggs are fertilized. We collect your eggs daily, keep them cool and humidified. DO NOT refrigerate them. The rooster should be about one-year-old and you can watch the rooster and see if it jumps on the hen's back.…
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Time the Hens Set It only takes 21 days for fertile eggs, properly incubated by a hen or in an incubator, to hatch. Note that this number begins not when the first egg in the clutch is laid, but when the hen stops laying and begins the setting process. So if you wait a few days after three weeks…
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Abandoned Goose Egg Depending on how long this egg had been abandoned when you found it, and how long it had been incubated there is a remote possibility that you could continue the incubation process. If it had been incubated for 7 day prior to you finding it, touch a small bright flashlight to …
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I have laying hens and ducks and they all live together in one coop. I haven't had a problem with them.   yes they can   I would say yes, I have drakes, and hen ducks living right in with my chickens. and do not have a problem. In fact one of the drakes thinks it's a chicken. He was ra…
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No Rooster Needed for Laying Hens No. In fact, if you want eggs for food, you do not want any roosters because you probably want unfertilized eggs. However, if you want baby chicks, you must have a rooster with the flock. More input from Contributors: You will receive eggs from your "ladies" no matt…
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One view: It actually depends on the age of the embryo in the egg. An older embryo will warm the egg and the egg will stay warm longer. If you feel of the eggs and they are losing warmth, she has probably abandoned her nest. She knows the age of the chick and how long the eggs can be without her.
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Retrieve Eggs or Leave Them Please be advised - ANY INCUBATED WATERFOWL EGGS THAT ARE HATCHED BY A HUMAN THE WATERFOWL CAN NOT SWIM FOR MONTHS. YOU CAN NOT PUT THEM IN A BATHTUB OR POND AND LEAVE THEM - THEY WILL DROWN! Yes, you can retrieve the eggs, but you must incubate them or put them under…
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All the answers below work to some extent, the main theme in each answer is the same. The broody hen just wants to be left alone and if she is bothered too much she will stop brooding. Keep her occupied and away from the nest she has chosen. Remove any and all eggs, move her as often as possible and…
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It will be difficult, if not impossible. You, not being a mommy critter of that species, are not equipped to do that. The very best thing you can do is return the egg to its nest. Don't worry, all the urban legends about birds being able to smell are just that -- urban legends. Very few birds actual…
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Ask anyone who breeds ornamental waterfowl in captivity... If the parent is close-by, she will probably go nuts, even fly at you and deposit a smelly present on you, but otherwise it is fine to touch them EXCEPT that they may scatter in fear and in dense vegetation may get lost.
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There was a product called "no more ducks" that broke the water tension that enabled ducks to float. It was withdrawn from the market 12 months ago and has not been sited since. Does anyone no why? It was very effective in keeping the ducks out of the pool as they could not get comfortable in the po…
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I live in Phoenix and in early March I had a Mallard and Drake that decided my pool was a nice watering hole to visit. They would poop on the deck and then walk in it and poop in the pool. I put a plastic owl on the edge of the deck, moved it daily, it didn't do anything. I bought a blow up alligat…
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That would depend on the building or floor where she's working, what type of patients she is assisting (the level/frequency of care) and how many rooms/patients she's assigned.Well, my mom is a nurse so it would be a lot.
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No. If you pluck the feathers off of one, you would get a bald duck, but you would also get a very ugly duck that can't stand swimming for extended periods of time, cannot fly and would need to spend nights indoors.
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I only know about the Mallards and I can say for them, the females go on to find another mate. As a matter of fact, they find different mates all the time. Mallards don't remain together for life like Canada Geese.Yes, there is very little monogamy amongst mallards. But in my neighborhood we have th…
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One view:You can't unless you have a broody hen on eggs that are about to hatch. Put the little ducklings under that hen at night. You may have to take some of her eggs though, so you can put the ducklings in her nest. This has worked for some people but there's a possibility it won't work. It's jus…
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Ideally, you should have a 50/50 male to female ratio when hatching chicks. However, some people say that there are more like 75% males, and 25% females. Interestingly this may depend on the HEN. In chickens the hen is responsible for the sex of the chick. In mammals and most other creatures, the se…
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Answer That varies from state to state. If you want to know how old can hunt Small and big Game hunt go to any Sport Dept. such like Walmart, K-Mart,Carters Country, etc. go look up How old Required to be hunt. there is some required have to take Hunter Education class to pass to get one. Good luc…
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If your hamster has any accidents contact your local vet most of the times but not always the vet will give your hamster cat or any animal pain killers if your hamster had a broken bone or chewed its leg or its little hammy arms off if you don't take your hamster to the vet it may cause more damage …
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Answer This is possible because a bird only touches one line. If the bird were to touch another line or pole the electricity would travel through the bird, either to the ground or another wire. Answer To do any work, even to harm a person or other living thing, electricity has to flow FROM so…
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Longest Tailed Chicken The Japanese Onagadori has the longest tail.  2nd Longest Tailed Chicken The chicken with the longest tail and tail feather is the Japanese phoenix rooster, it tail feathers have a record length of 20 feet long.
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Answer Yes, marlin has now release their thumbhole stocks for models vst and vt to the public. Price is $99, but you have to call them. Their website isn't even updated enough to show the new models, let alone the stocks. The number is listed on the website however. Also, Revival gunstocks has be…
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Answer Every tampon box has detailed instructions with picture of how to put a tampon in. Answer Very gingerly Answer Follow the instructions in the pack.
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question uncleari am trying to figure out exactly what u mean. do u have a male duck and a rooster living in a coop together? or is it just on the property? and u going to give the male duck some gals and the rooster some gals? is that the question? it shouldn't b a problem if they both have their l…
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One view; A toaster oven will work, too. Make sure to keep the temperature around the egg at 99.5, turn the egg four times a day - moms do it every couple of hours. Keep a damp sponge near the egg. Eggs need humidity. PLEASE KNOW IF U HATCH THE DUCKLING HE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO BE IN WATER. HE WILL…
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It's 28 days for all domestic ducks except Muscovies, who are 35 days. Muscovies, at least, sit undisturbed for 24 hours when commencing the sit. If you have "other duck" eggs that you want to add to the Muscovy's clutch, wait a week and make sure the eggs are warm when you slip them under. You hav…
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How old is the baby? If just born then it wont eat or drink for 2-3 days, it has the yolk sac as food. Ducklings are my favorite especially to hatch. The imprinting mechanism is awesome, as the first thing it sees when it comes out of the egg is its mother, even if it's a dog! Anyhow is it floppy, i…
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Answer:I disagree -chickens will and do kick out eggs that are bad or infertile. As for your question, ducks do that when they first start laying. They can go through a clutch or two before becoming broody then they will make a nest for them. You could try incubating them though, if its her first ro…
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You have to decide if the world needs more mice. Actually, you could buy a female mouse from a local pet store to be a foster Mommy. BUT, you would get a better answer from a Vet, and in an emergency, you should not ask a question like that on here. I really hope 3 more baby mice will become part o…
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You can put the eggs under a 40 Watt lightbulb and turn the everycouple of hours to keep the heat evenly distributed, put towels around as insulation, two light bulbs is best. They will survive if you can make sure they are at 99.5. You also need to make sure they are at the right humidity by puttin…
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Muscovy ducks are actually a type of GOOSE This is why the meat has the stronger taste. When you ask if they're found only in Florida I would say no. Nowadays lots of people have them and raise them. mostly for food, but some as pets. I used to own them myself actually. so they are found all over an…
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We have used a product called Kings Duck Solution that is applied to the area around the pool that the duck likes to frequent. It is all-natural and non toxic and ducks simply hate the stuff and leave...... and they have not returned. Easy. There is a web page ducksolution.com.au Trapping is apparen…
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The Cox Arboretum Metro Park in Dayton, Ohio has a handsome border collie named Zipp that is trained to keep the Canada geese away, but allows the less problematic ducks to stay. It is a safe and humane solution. I would think a border collie with less specialized training would keep the ducks away …
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Call your nearest wildlife rehabilitator and see if they can give the name of an organization that can safely remove the ducks. However, if you have a mother sitting on her nest, it is illegal to remove her.If I was you I'd take advantage of the situation and see if the newspaper will do a story on …
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A baby duck needs its mother to feed it.With your hands it will only drink water. WhAT U do is buy duck feed........ you can also chop up vegies and fruit very thin... and they need water.
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If they are in a cage together, I would say no; if in a coop id say yes. Space is the answer.
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When they do that they're not fertile or have gone bad ie they're no longer alive in there. Just remove them if you see them out. Also it's a possibility that she's on too many eggs. Sometimes other hens will lay their eggs near the sitting hen then push them under her! Nice huh? I always candle my …
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Answer That question cannot be answered because thinking ducks are cool is a opinion.Why they are cool is also a personal opinion. just because they are :) i agree with whoever said just because they are
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Why Ducks are Awesome Ducks own all living species on earth!Here are more opinions and answers from other FAQ Farmers:They can navigate from the northern hemisphere to the southern hemisphere in migration every year and return to the same place every time.Why Ducks Are AwesomeDucks have feathers an…
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The Three RegiThe three Regi Pokemon are Regice, Regirock, Registeel. Travel to the Sealed Chamber on Route 134 and solve the ancient mysteries within it to open three islands. Regice is found on Route 105 in the Island Cave. You have to run a lap around the room's perimeter to open the secret door …
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Answer Bettas do NOT give birth to live young they are egg layers, their eggs should hatch between 24-48 hours depending on the temperature of the water.
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Ducks will pick on baby chicks I bought some baby chickens and ducks (and geese) last year and they all get along. I kept them together when I first brought them home, but after a few weeks, the ducks started picking on the chicken's feathers. So, I separated the chickens from the ducks and when th…
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No because the egg needs incubation at all times. I suppose you could is move the mother duck with it, put her on a cushion or something. It is illegal to move a wild duck egg [Migratory Bird Treaty Act (16U.S.C. 703-712)] . You can be cited if an officer sees you. Even lifting the eggs destroys t…
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Chicken Sit About 3 Weeks Ducks Sit Around 28 Days Answer The duck does not sit of the eggs to hatch it. They are hatched in the normal weather. I have a duck sitting on her eggs for about 2 weeks that I know off
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Nowadays rubber is more commonly made from petroleum but it's also possible to make rubber from the latex extracted from trees (latex is pretty much just sap).
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Murry McMurray Hatchery has a large selection of bantam hens. You can order them in straight runs or by sex. I think the minimum order is 25. I'm sure there are other hatchery's on-line if you search the web.
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Pair bonding starts as early as October and continues through March. Eggs would be laid late March throughout the summer. They take about a month to hatch.
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Feed them! Seriously though if you feed the females they will bring back their ducklings to your feeding station (pond) within a few hours of hatching. Grain is preferable. I started feeding one injured Mallard seven years ago, he brought his friends and now my winter count is 93... You have been w…
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Keep hen on her nestWe had this problem once. We had a nest full of fertilized eggs and the hen wouldn't stay on the nest b/c she was being distracted by the handsome roo. She would sit there unless he came prancing by, then up she would get...so we locked her in her box for the full 21 days with fo…
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bad luck ducks How about a damaged hatch on a plane carrying a special cargo of frozen ducks which then escape out the hatch... Or on a more plausible note, freak strong upwards drafts resulting from strong storm cells are able to suck large objects up to altitudes higher than Mount Everest. Thi…
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And they can be cooked together too....i.e. the Turduckin  Yep - completely possibleYes, they can. My sister has a "farm", where in one pen, she has turkeys, chickens and emus (of all things)...and they have ducks and geese as well. Every day, she allows the chickens and turkeys out of the pen…
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The manufacture of rubber begins with the rubber tree, botanical name hevea brasiliensis. Originally from Brazil, specimens were moved to Malaya (now part of Malaysia) and Burma (now Myanmar) where large plantations were established in the nineteenth century. The tree is tapped by making a shallow …
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I doubt it because the eggs have to stay warm and at 30 degrees without her there is no way they can.
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They could be, depends on what was used. It's better to be safe than sorry.Don't let them on the lawn for a week after it has been sprayed. Better yet, let the hens fertilize your lawn. They do a good job weeding and fertilizing at the same time. They won't eat the grass when weeds are availab…
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HLA,S hydraulic lash adjusters carbon build up make sure oil level is right may have to have rockers replaced
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They can be vent-sexed by very careful manipulation of the vent, but it is something that requires practice and is not simple to do. Most people who breed ornamental waterfowl have mastered the technique.
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Yes they can I have chickens and ducks and they live together. The one duck that I had even thought it was a chicken. It would be in the pond all happy and then our mother hen would make this awful sound and our duck would hop out of the pond, waddle across the field into the chicken coop and sit on…
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Ducks are omnivores, meaning when given a choice they get their nutrition from plants and small bugs and animals. Among other things they like mild flavored greens, aquatic plants, a variety of grains, small rodents, small fish, snail and insects.
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No, but if they swim in your pool a lot, the duck poop is going to make the water murky. Ducks and swimming pools are not a good combination. Pool sanitisers such as chlorine have no ill affect on the bird. Ducks like the pool environment as it is often a safe haven with clear water and unobtrusive…
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A group of ducks is called a badelynge, bunch, brace, flock, paddling, raft or team. Also, one might call it a dover of ducks. If it's a group of ducklings (i.e., they've recently hatched and are being looked after by their mother), it is called a brood.
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It is illegal to get married at sixteen and your husband will get arrested for marring a girl under 21! A sixteen-year-old shouldn't marry a thirty-year-old.
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you just keep it at 99.5, rotate an odd numbers of times a day, and since it is a wild duck, and your in America, it is illegal
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Birds have an opening called a cloaca that acts for both reproduction and excretion. They put their cloacas together in what is called a "cloacal kiss" and the male passes his sperm to the female this way to fetilize her eggs. Some birds such as waterfowl (ducks, swans, etc) and ostriches actually d…
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Don't take any of the eggs, or she WONT come back. she might of abandoned her nest, if she doesn't come back, take the eggs at night and warm them up. There is a chance they are still living.
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Wild ducks are very capable of flying. Domesticated breeds are less able to fly as their body weight is much heavier, as they are selectively bred for meat. Even though some breeds of domesticated ducks can still fly. So, in the end, most fly but some can not.
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Ducks are herbivores. Bread has wheat. So it is good for them and tasty. -Ducks like bread because it fills them up so they aren't hungry anymore, bread is NOT good for ducks. Bread doesn't have any type of nutrtion in it that ducks need to survive. please don't feed ducks bread, it clogs there st…
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they don't chirp they quack whoever wants to know this.they chirp, or peep until they're old enough to quack. I think it is what they do when they are scared, hungry, thirsty, or bored. They are talking... hoping someone knows what they are saying and solves their little ducky dilemma, or they figur…
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They chirp to find mama duck or siblings. Ducklings peep. They peep because the vocal cords aren't devolped enough to make a qucak noise. that quack at about 6 weeks old.
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eggsof course the chicken egg.because chickensit on its egg more than a duck.mohamed basithChicken eggs take 21 days to hatch, Duck eggs take about 28 days to hatch.
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All ducks can fly, so yes.
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First you get a heat lamp, than you put the eggs in a nest or tissue, then you turn them every 1 or 2 hours. When they hatch don't take them out side yet. First you wait until their feathers are strong and dry. Then after 3 weeks you take them out and throw them up, and they fly. :)
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you know if the egg is fertilized if you missed your period.
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A duck is a waterfowl species related to geese and swans. There are species of ducks in most of the temperate climates of the world.
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Answer : Guns bought at a Banquet almost NEVER fetch the same price in the open market. These guns are bought as tax write offs, marketing expenses, and on corporate accounts. The prices paid are 60% donation! Generally they are bought by big wigs with a couple beers in them and a corporate chec…
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Yes, because they cheep before they hatch so their mum can tell when they are about to hatch.
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If do you mean "Can a mother duck have two nests going at the same time?" the answer is no.
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Answer: Jayden, Shane, Shawn, Janessa, Alex, Ashley, Brooke, Shae-lynn, Kathryn, Payge, Carrie, Maxi. Answer: Dulce, Ebony Lynn, Apple, Amya, Anahi, anything creative and unique. I named my triplets Estefania, Esmeralda and Esther.Try Olivia, Victoria, Vanessa, or Lila
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Ducks eat grasses, wild grains, and other vegetation, such as pond weeds. Also water snails and some insects. When asked, "What do ducks eat?", many people's first answer is "bread." That's because humans have taken to feeding ducks bread whenever they are at a park, a lake or other places where du…
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A fox will eat a duck if it can catch it. Try fencing in your yard if you have animals falling victim to a fox or catch the fox in a live trap and dump him somewhere several miles away from your property. Adult ducks, however, I find very unlikely prey. They can fly and swim which make them very…
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Eggs freeze at -10 degrees Celsius
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Duck eggs need to be incubated since layed. Most breeds of duck dont sit on their eggs, until 6 months after starting to lay. Duck eggs need to be at a temp of around 37 degrees. Duck eggs are bigger than chicken eggs, so they are easy to tell the difference. Pekin ducks don't sit on their eggs, so …
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She leaves the nest 2-3 times a day for 3 reasons, eat, drink, and to get moisture on her body the continue the humid environment in the nest.
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Please, Never Feed any duckling Bread, Chips, Popcorn, Or anything that we eat. That stuff isn't good for us, Why would it be healthy for The Poor Ducklings? That kind of food doesnt support what they need. Try Getting Them Duck Starter. NON MEDICATED You feed them ripped up bread with some water an…
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About 28 - 30 days
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