why do these not exist much now?

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why do these not exist much now?

Post by pinkkarma » Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:07 pm

white mallard
cackling geese
barnicle
egyptian
shelducks


Eggs and or adults seem to just never be around these days. Should i shop at eggbid?
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Post by baronrenfrew » Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:03 pm

if they are endangered species or native and migratory, you require all kibds of extensive permits to be allowed to have them in Canada. not worth the hassle for most folks.

Egyptian geese lay eggs in January and eggs would freeze before collected here.
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Re: why do these not exist much now?

Post by modern17 » Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:06 pm

There are many breeders of Egyptians around if you get looking .. I had them for several years .. nice but mean towards others ... as Barronfrew mentioned... cacklers and I think barnicles need federal permits... shelducks depending on the species.. are around .... but not many sell eggs or duckling/goslngs. I would suggest going to the pheasant sale in the fall in Woodstock .. most of what you are looking for are at that sale.
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Re: why do these not exist much now?

Post by WLLady » Wed Jul 18, 2018 1:15 pm

in my county we need permits for all these at the municipal level as well as federal for some....too much paperwork
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Post by pinkkarma » Fri Jul 20, 2018 9:09 pm

my friend just bought barnicle had them shipped he didnt need a permit? They are so quiet and gentle. 300 tho for a pair.
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Post by pinkkarma » Fri Jul 20, 2018 9:10 pm

egyptians i thought were around but not much luck

has anyone seen white mallards?
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