Are these 2 ducks both magpies?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by dcannao, Dec 5, 2016.

  1. dcannao

    dcannao Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi All,
    I'm new to this forum and to ducks. I currently have 4 ducks in my yard. 1 Khaki Campbell drake, 1 call female, and I think 2 female magpies but I'm not sure after looking at pics online. The white female has also been laying an egg a day for the past 3 weeks. However, my drake has only been here for 1 week and I have witnessed some breeding. So I have 2 questions...1. Are they both magpies? 2. Can she begin producing fertile eggs now that breeding has occurred? Any/ all feedback is greatly appreciated!
     
  2. chickencraz

    chickencraz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC. [​IMG]

    They both look like hatchery quality magpies. Not sure if you girls eggs are fertile yet, you might want to wait a couple of weeks if you want to hatch eggs. If not, then they will be fine to eat either way.
     
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    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join us here! I'm afraid I'm not a duck person but I'm sure if you pop by the link NFC left for you the keepers there will be able to help you.

    Good luck and enjoy BYC :frow
     
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    RodNTN Following Jesus

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    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hello there, and welcome to the wonderful world of Backyard Chickens! I hope you will make yourself at home here and enjoy it as much as I have! :frow
     
  7. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under dcannao [​IMG] Welcome!

    Sorry, I know nothing about ducks but yours sure are cute!

    I just wanted to say that I hope you enjoy BYC; not only is it overflowing with lots of useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures about chickens, turkeys, duck, quail, Peas and pretty much any other feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
     
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    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.
     

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