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bodger

Sorted !

Tonight after dark, with the help of a torch I hasten to add, I sorted out  a breeding set of Welsh Harlequin ducks and I'm pretty happy with what I've got. I'll leave it two or three weeks to let the females clear of the other drake that I have and then I'll start to put some of their eggs into the incubator.

I've ended up with a very nice drake and five nice hens.

Photos tomorrow.
brewer66

Not familiar with Harlequin hens John. Are they the same as the ducks ?  
bodger

Watch my lips !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11
horace

brewer66 wrote:
Not familiar with Harlequin hens John. Are they the same as the ducks ?  
 
Dave C

 
bodger

Six becomes five. One of the little devils has managed to get out of its new enclosure and get back to her reject mates. I'll have to catch her up tonight and try again.

What do you think of them? Welsh Harlequins in both male and female shouldn't have blue bar in their wings.









emsley

very nice  
Dave C

Yes very smart looking  
brewer66

They look spot on.  
bodger

An update, all the little beggars have managed to escape and now six have become fourteen again I'll have to through it all again and sort them out for  second time this evening.
horace

Tidy birds
bodger

I've managed to keep my ducks separate for three days now, so what do you reckon a fortnight for them to clear of the influence of the other drake?
brewer66

That's what I give them when changing partners.  

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