ducklings are here!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by KellyandKatie, Aug 11, 2010.

  1. KellyandKatie

    KellyandKatie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 29, 2007
    Kitsap County, WA
    We have 11 muscovy ducklings, and I am just more and more in love with this breed the more I know them.

    I was worried about the drake hurting the babies- nope - daddy drake takes the babies with him to the pool for a swim, and stays close tending the babies with the mamas. And the mamas- one mom I can tell what three ducklings are hers, she is feircely protective and stays to herself with her babies. But then there are two other hens who are sharing four babies, I have no idea whose babies they actually are- but both mommies are sharing the work.

    Then I have a Domenic chicken hen who just hatched out four muscovy babies.

    happy dance at our house
  2. thechickenchick

    thechickenchick Born city, Living country

    Mar 8, 2008
    Eaton, Colorado
    Let me dance for you too! Congrats!! [​IMG]
  3. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

    Oct 2, 2008
    I find the lack of pictures disturbing

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