Could ue some help.... What should I do?!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by DUCKGIRL89, Mar 19, 2012.

  1. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, i put some welsh harlequin, and rouen eggs in my incubator from my own flock... I knew the rouen eggs were fertile, since the rouen drake was actually getting "busy" with his 2 hens. But i never saw my WH get busy with his 3 hens, and the eggs are fertile.... My rouen drake did get out, and almost breed one of the WH hens. Do you think he got out again and fertilized the other hens eggs?, or my WH drake is breeding them, after i leave from filling their pool? I really hope they arent mutts... I'm done with mutts... My 3 mutts are crazy! Much more hyper, and skiddish then the pure breds....

    Anywho, what do you all think? Should i throw the WH eggs out, till im sure their pure??? Then set more later?
     
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  2. QuackerJackFarms

    QuackerJackFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you don't hatch them, you won't know if they're pure or not. It could be that they aren't fertile and then you have your answer.
     
  3. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    But i cracked some open, and most were fertile... I've never seen my WH drake even be interested.... [​IMG]............ I Probably won't have the heart to throw them out anyway..... I'm just worried i won't be able to sell them...
     
  4. QuackerJackFarms

    QuackerJackFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You've never had a problem selling your ducklings before. I'd hatch them. But if you decide not to, you'll have to make sure Rouen Boy cannot get over to the other side and then wait 3 weeks.

    WH Drake could be doing his job and you haven't seen him. Maybe he's shy... or has stagefright.
     
  5. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes i have, lol. I still have ducklings (now adults) for sale.... no one wants em!

    I found out how he was excaping... him and his girlfriend were tormenting the Wh.. LOL

    I was in the goat pen, and all of a sudden, the WH, and my mutt hen started running, and flapping their wings, and freaking out,,,, and guess who was behind them????.... BOB (rouen drake) hes so funny! [​IMG]...He likes to chase the other ducks.... Scares the crap out of them most of the time...
     
  6. QuackerJackFarms

    QuackerJackFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bob sounds like a pain in the booty. Is he Bobby's daddy then? I'm guessing yes.
     
  7. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You guessed wrong.... Bob is a rouen, Bobby was a pure bred ancona. Bobby's parents are Maize, and Mr. Duck.

    Bob is a pain in the booty, hes a real sweety though!!!
     
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  8. TLWR

    TLWR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Then don't hatch them if you don't know what they are.
     

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