Anybody else have a late hatch?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by learycow, Oct 18, 2011.

  1. learycow

    learycow Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 1, 2011
    Southern Maine
    My muscovy hen decided to hatch one last clutch. She's been sitting on them for a while and wouldn't let me near to count the eggs.
    Yesterday, she brought out 10 little babies [​IMG]
    There were 2 dud eggs, (nasty and rotten), one that had a full grown duckling that was dead, and one duckling that looked like he had gotten stepped on [​IMG] But the other ten are active and seem healthy!

    Here are a few pictures. Looks like I have some interesting colors this time! Any guesses on what they will look like? I tried to get a pic of each different colored duckling.

    There are 2 like this:
    There's one like this:
    2 like this that are 2 different shades of brown with lighter colored bellies:
    1 like this, chocolate colored:
    2 like this, my last ones like this turned out to be lavender I think:
    and 2 like this, I think they might be barred because they are white with slightly gray tails, but I'm not sure. It almost looks like they have gray heads, so maybe more lavenders?
  2. Wulfandwyn

    Wulfandwyn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 5, 2011
    don't know on colors but they are adorable [​IMG]
  3. superchemicalgirl

    superchemicalgirl HEN PECKED

    Jan 10, 2010
    Vacationland, Maine
    How cute! Love that yellow one (4th picture down)

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 28, 2011
    Quote:Congrats on the babies! I have no idea what colors, but I know they are cute [​IMG] I have eggs in my bator, I wanted my broody to hatch them, but refused. She wanted to hatch her infertile eggs [​IMG]
  5. TammyC

    TammyC Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 10, 2011
    They are so cute!!!! Mine just hatched as well.. I actually have 4 more to go, 2 of which have piped... 9 healthy babies running around..
  6. FarmrGirl

    FarmrGirl MooseMistress

    Jul 1, 2009
    Southern Maryland
    Quote:AAAAAAAAAAdorable! I just love that last pic! So itty bitty and pretty little creamy colored bubbies too [​IMG]
  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    They are all adorable leary, sure wish i could have more... [​IMG]
  8. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

    Sep 7, 2009
    Florida - Space Coast
    We have some white Scovy eggs due the first week of Nov.
  9. newbyduckmom

    newbyduckmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 18, 2011
    Snohomish County, WA
    Very adorable....every time I see ducklings, I want more. Then I remember how quickly they grow up. Well, I still want more, but it's not as tempting! [​IMG]
  10. bufforp89

    bufforp89 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2009
    Chenango Forks NY
    One of my scovie hens just surprised me with a clutch of 15 about a week ago. I thought she was gone, flew away or a predator got her....nope she just graced me with 15 more scovies [​IMG] Having a horrible time getting rid of them too, so late in the year that no one wants them and I don't have the room to winter them [​IMG]

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