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RE: Not sure about yellows....

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Posted by: Kelly_Haller at Thu Jun 2 17:23:46 2011  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by Kelly_Haller ]  
   

Mike,
I definitely agree, however some of the green – yellow hybrids like this one are typically large enough to eat a day-old chick with no problem, but like you said, are probably not large enough to handle a duckling. If it is refusing rodents for this long, it is acting more like a green than a yellow. I have never had a lot of luck starting greens on mice or rats, and they will typically take birds much more readily. I have seen greens refuse rodents until they were in a weakened state, and then take a chick immediately the first time it was offered.

Kelly


   

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