QUACK BUY: Luke Clark and Ben Moody with a flock of ducks for the farm.
QUACK BUY: Luke Clark and Ben Moody with a flock of ducks for the farm. Jonno Colfs

Eight ducklings set for Karara farm life

TAKING some shade at the Warwick Pig and Calf Sale yesterday were mates Luke Clark and Ben Moody, with a newly-purchased box full of tiny ducklings.

Mr Clark said the young flock was bound for his parent's farm at Karara.

"I bought eight ducklings today for $21,” he said.

"The plan is to take them home and feed them and bring them back to market in a few months.

"It's a good way to make a little extra money.”

Mr Clark said all going well, the grown ducks would sell for between $15 and $20.

"So there's a tidy profit if it works out like that,” he said.

"I'm trying to save up for a new horse.

"I have one but he's a bit silly, young and active, a bit hard to control.”

The ducks won't be alone on the farm by any stretch.

"We've got two horses, a pig, three cows, a heap of sheep, one duck, two geese, three turkeys, two dogs, a cat and heaps of chickens,” he said.

"These fellas will have a good life, plenty of grain and a swim on the dam.”



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