*big Suprise This Morning*

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by feather and mountain man, Jan 28, 2011.

  1. feather and mountain man

    feather and mountain man Corn fed Indiana farmgirl

    Jan 17, 2010
    My mom gave me 2 ducks over the summer and told me they were drakes and I have never had ducks before so I didn't know any different. Well about a month ago I saw them on top of each other and I called mom and told her she gave me some confused ducks. They are just some interesting pets for us we named them Donald and Daffy.

    SOOO. This morning I was out in the chicken/duck pen cleaning, feeding, and watering and when I got down into the duck box to clean it I found eggs. 6 of them from a small size of a chicken egg up to the full duck size. I was so happy! This spring I will let her hatch out her babies until then YUM YUM. I had to change her name to Dafny.[​IMG]
     
  2. jason_mazzy

    jason_mazzy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Watch her, cuz alot of ducks (all the ones I have ever had) will feign broody then leave the eggs to die.
     
  3. feather and mountain man

    feather and mountain man Corn fed Indiana farmgirl

    Jan 17, 2010
    I know that is how my Mom ended up with Chuck the duck. A duck hatched by a chicken and thinks he is a chicken!
     
  4. Baymule

    Baymule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A nest of eggs!! That is such a cool surprise!! [​IMG]
     
  5. dewey

    dewey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a nice and delicious surprise!
     
  6. Snakeman

    Snakeman Out Of The Brooder

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    Are you sure the other one is a drake?
     
  7. chickensioux

    chickensioux Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay for you!!! What kind of ducks?
     
  8. feather and mountain man

    feather and mountain man Corn fed Indiana farmgirl

    Jan 17, 2010
    One has the curly tail but I am not sure what breed they are they are all white and very common I see them around here a lot.
     
  9. msdoolittle

    msdoolittle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pekin, then? They're funny ducks. I have some Pekin crosses and they put out eggs like no tomorrow. I love ducks!
     
  10. chickensioux

    chickensioux Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The one with the curl on his tail is a male. That is his drake feather. You will probably have fertile eggs then to be able to let them hatch.
     

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