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Raising Waterfowl

Waterfowl Brooding 101: How to Raise Ducklings and Goslings from Arrival to Outside

Like newly hatched chicks, ducklings and goslings are not able to regulate their body temperatures until they are fully feathered. Ducklings and goslings grow extremely quickly and are generally fully feathered...

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Identification of Day Old Ducklings

Identification Color Chart for Day-old Ducklings If your birds were sexed and identified with colored bands, remove the bands within three days. Females will have their band on the left leg, males on the righ...

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Identification of Day Old Goslings

Identification Color Chart for Day-old Goslings If your birds were sexed and identified with colored bands, remove the bands within three days. Females will have their band on the left leg, males on the right....

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Wild Duck FAQs

Wild Duck FAQs How are wild ducks shipped? - Wild ducks are shipped via USPS Priority mail express. They will ship weekly on Wednesdays and arrive typically in 1-2 days. Pick your birds up promptly from th...

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Swan FAQs

Swan FAQs How are swans shipped? - Swans are shipped via airline cargo in a special avian box. They will arrive the same day they are shipped at your local international airport, where you will pick them u...

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