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2 Little Ducks Went Out To Play (Photos)

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by MissPrissy, May 16, 2008.

  1. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    Over the hills and far away
    Mother Duck said, "Quack, quack, quack!"
    Two little ducks came waddling back.

    This is the first baby appleyard to hatch. It hatched on day 26.

    This is the 2nd to hatch at the very end of Day 28.

    This size difference is pretty big. It is not only due to the 1st baby hatching early. The first appleyard was from a larger egg than the second.

    Trying to photograh these two was like herding cats.

    Aren't they cute?

    These came from eggs from MotherGoose. I have 4 more in the bator due in about 10 days or so.

    I am tickled with these 2. They get a Blue Seal gamebird feed formulated for baby chick, ducks, turkeys and pheasants that I found at a local feed store. They also love their morning yogurt. It is so funny to watch them dip their beaks in the cold yogurt. They gobble and slurp and look like they want to wallow around in it.
  2. DuckyBoys

    DuckyBoys Songster

    Apr 2, 2008
    Wow is it a banner day for adorable overload! Love them MP! Great color! [​IMG]

    (One of my dewlap geese is small like your little duck. She can't seem to catch up to the others but is thriving so I guess she's alright.)
  3. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Songster

    Sep 19, 2007
    Poolville, TX
    Very cute. [​IMG]
  4. mothergoose

    mothergoose Songster

    Jan 12, 2007
    Chebanse, Illinois
    Just too cute! Hope the other 4 hatch for you. Enjoy your little quackers.
    Christie [​IMG]
  5. RebelsHope

    RebelsHope Songster

    Jul 27, 2007
    I love the little black butts. Duckie butts are cute. [​IMG]
  6. kodiakchicken

    kodiakchicken Songster

    Apr 18, 2008
    Kodiak, Alaska

    What cute babies! They are so fuzzy and huggable! Mine are starting to feather out and going through the ugly duckling teenage stage.

    I had to laugh at your comment about herding cats. I feel that way everytime I try to photograph mine! Busy little bugs, aren't they???
  7. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    The cuteness overload at your place must be extreme with all those babies around there. I bet it keeps your toddler busy keeping track of them all. My youngest has her hands full with just the cats. Wait until these eggs I've got in the bator hatch! [​IMG]
  8. AussieSharon

    AussieSharon Songster

    Dec 18, 2007
    Super cute
  9. chikenlady

    chikenlady Songster

    Apr 18, 2008
    Cantonment, FL
    Your ducklings are so sweet! Congratulations!

    [​IMG] Lori
  10. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

    Apr 4, 2007
    Mansfield, MO
    Miss P, they are soooo cute. I have a mallard hen sitting on a clutch of muscovie eggs due this week or next...oh, there is one guinea egg in the pile too. I have no idea what possessed the guinea to lay an egg with the duck eggs. [​IMG]

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