Ducklings are hatching!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Fisherlmiranda, May 3, 2019.

  1. Fisherlmiranda

    Fisherlmiranda Songster

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    Yayy my first batch of mommy incubated ducklings are hatching. I've incubated before. But never left it to the ducks to do. I'm excited and super nervous. The first one dint absorb and it was dead, smashed in the egg, in the bottom of the nest. The next two are hatched and fluffy and theres another one almost out and then 10 eggs left. Shes sitting on everyone's eggs, so it's a mixed lot. All the ones hatching are black swedish mixes. I thought that was interesting. Lucy is the one sitting the nest. 20190503_132910.jpg 20190411_092426.jpg
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    Congratulations!!
     
  3. quackiemama

    quackiemama Crowing

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    She is so pretty! Sweet little mama!
     
  4. Cinderloowho

    Cinderloowho In the Brooder

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    I love ducks...I haven't talked my hubby into ducks yet, but with chickens on the way I don't think ducks are far behind! Yours are adorable!
     
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  5. MsRose

    MsRose In the Brooder

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    So exciting! Lucy is very pretty, is she a welsh harlequin? I have 2 black swedish, Whistle and Willow, and 2 Cayuga. My black swedish drake is the sweetest duck. I would like to find a snowy call duck and a Welsh harlequin duck. Hope you can post pictures of all of them after they hatch.
     
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  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Well done, Lucy.
     
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  7. casportpony

    casportpony Enlightened

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    Congrats!
     
  8. Fisherlmiranda

    Fisherlmiranda Songster

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    Yes I'm going to post updates as they hatch, and yes Lucy is a Welsh. I have 3 Welsh, 3 Cayuga, and 1 black swedish. The two that have hatched are black swedish crossed with I'm thinking my cayuga Male because they are still black.
     
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  9. Fisherlmiranda

    Fisherlmiranda Songster

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    Duckling #3 is a Welsh 20190503_160821.jpg
     
  10. casportpony

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