Charleston we have a Broody here!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by WannaBeHillBilly, Jul 19, 2019.

  1. WannaBeHillBilly

    WannaBeHillBilly Crossing the Road

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    So, yesterday i snuck into the duck house while her highness was in her personal bath-tub and tried to candle the eggs and took some pictures:
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    I can't see anything else but a black mass filling the egg and the air bubble. Does that look correct to you?
     
  2. WannaBeHillBilly

    WannaBeHillBilly Crossing the Road

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    This is how she leaves her nest, carefully covering up everything:
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    It looked like this after i removed the blanket:
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  3. WannaBeHillBilly

    WannaBeHillBilly Crossing the Road

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    And this is her highness defending her bathtub:

    Katharina duck in her private bathtub. Everybody else back off!!! by WannaBeHillBilly posted Aug 3, 2019 at 12:26 PM
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Wrangler

    What day and you don’t see any veins?
     
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  5. WannaBeHillBilly

    WannaBeHillBilly Crossing the Road

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    Around day 19 - i don't know when she has exactly started to sit. :confused:
    I haven't seen any blood vessels inside the eggs, in fact i haven't seen anything but a dark mass inside, but it wasn't very dark in the duck house. When it is dark i cannot get my hands on the eggs because Katy is sitting and she has developed sharp toe-nails…
    I guess she will know if there is something wrong with an egg and kick it out, would she?
     
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  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Wrangler

    [​IMG]Maybe this will help.
     
  7. WannaBeHillBilly

    WannaBeHillBilly Crossing the Road

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    I need to lure her out this evening and candle again when it is darker. To me her eggs looked like the pictures of day 20.
     
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  8. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Wrangler

    That's great hope you can get a good look tonight.
     
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  9. Texag87

    Texag87 Crowing

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    Katy is not going to be happy with her Houmaaan
     
  10. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Wrangler

    Long sleeves, gloves and jeans should be enough protection
     

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