Duckling Diaries: the Life and Times of a Welshie Trio

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  1. BantyChooks

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    Hello all,
    I picked up three Welsh Harlequin ducklings from a local breeder today. I was able to get them sexed, so I have two females and one male. They're unnamed as of now, but likely not for long.
    (Edit: male is now Tucson, and the females are Heather and Chrissy)

    They somehow ended up in my lap instead of the box on the ride home. Oops? Hey, I didn't crash, eh. They're very friendly and don't mind being held... so here we go, into the depths of duck-craziness. Please subscribe if you love webs, bills, the overuse of the word burd, sweet fluffy winglets and lots of cute.

    Pictures, more coming soon:
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    Edit:
    After a tragic mink attack in December 2016, this has become a support thread for Chrissy, the one remaining welshie. As of today (May 19, 2017) she is still fighting to get through her injuries and return to normal life.

    Edit again 8/8/17:
    Unfortunately, Chrissy was euthanized in June after a rapid decline in her health. She was quite the special little bird that touched a few hearts here. Thanks y'all for standing with me through all of this.
    Still, despite the loss of the original trio, The Diaries live on with the addition of 9 more little webbies.
     
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  6. BantyChooks

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    Name suggestions welcome.

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  7. Julie Birb

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    Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaagh lookit da babies. I love Welsh Harlequins. They are sweeties.

    I am glad you noted the webs and they sat in your lap during the drive. During that time you had 3 peeper babies in your car.

    I am still thinking about a name for one of them.
     
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    I can't stop staring. You have the little upright one who's talking and the little one who is semi pancaking. Do they know they're precious?
     
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    One of them stuck out her web and put it on my finger. :love

    A burd handshake. I was thinking how much you would love to have been there with sleepbeeb hoooopoose webbied burds.
     
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