Aussies Living Simply

  • 2 pairs have found homes – 3 more pairs to go!

  • lovely surprise!!!!! I found when my ducklings hatched the parents were so proective – and I dont have a night pen for either my chooks or ducks. the chooks wander into a house at night and the ducks are happy to stay out in the open and I have not had any problems with cats or anything else. even my dogs and cat wew wary of the mother duck!!!!!…[Read more]

  • I did advertise in the paper – got one phone call today from people asking how long it takes to fatten them up to eat!!!!!! what the????????

  • think they would be ok – they put up with some old chooks, dogs, cat without any problems! Hopefully they can find homes, I will keep one girl but unfortunately my backyard is only small and they are starting to make some real noise that they neighbours can surely hear!!!!!

  • replied to the topic Ducklings in the forum Backyard livestock 9 years, 8 months ago

    hey Bel was doing some online searching and found this site – then found yr avatar of Lucky and thought I might use this forum to find home for the ducks. THEN started reading other info and yes I AM addicted – I’ve logged on 3 times today!

  • replied to the topic Ducklings in the forum Backyard livestock 9 years, 8 months ago

    Hi there – is $10 reasonable? they are just feathering up and am almost able to sex them. probably one more week.

  • replied to the topic Ducklings in the forum Backyard livestock 9 years, 8 months ago

    Hi Kristy – we hand-reared Bel’s female duck Lucky (the mama of your ducks) as the mother was only interested in Daffy and I found her still hatching behind a kennel where a chook was trying to get her. It was so funny having a duckling running around the house (I even had to take her to work) She slept in the shower (not happy about that)and…[Read more]

  • replied to the topic Ducklings in the forum Backyard livestock 9 years, 8 months ago

    thanks for the quick intros!!!!! um I don’t know how I managed the photo thing, it was taking a while so I went and had a shower!!!!!! came back and there it was……