Finally!! My First Muscovy Duck Egg!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by D'Angelo N Va., Mar 27, 2011.

  1. D'Angelo N Va.

    D'Angelo N Va. Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2009
    I am soo happy. I had let my ducks out on the pond about a month ago and still no eggs...well I was really getting down in the dumps. A little while ago I decided to go into the garage to look because I had seen the female duck in the garage a few times just walking around..well I went in and was about to turn around and go back outside when I looked and saw an olive green sort of egg....and picked it up and it had a waxy feel just like you all said it would and I just started smiling from ear to ear....now if she can just go to one of the shrubs and make a nest, I will be very excited.....
     
  2. BirdBrain

    BirdBrain Prefers Frozen Tail Feathers

    May 7, 2007
    Alaska
    Yeah!!!!
     
  3. mamamuscovy

    mamamuscovy Out Of The Brooder

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    Wooo!
    Congratulations!
    hopfully you'll get a broody duck soon [​IMG]
     
  4. D'Angelo N Va.

    D'Angelo N Va. Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2009
    Thanks. I had almost given up hope on them laying...so far just the one hen that I know of is laying. I walk around the pond each day looking for nest under the rose bushes or Quince bushes....but so far nothing. Just the one laying in the garage.
     
  5. harleyjo

    harleyjo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    YaY! I am hoping my day is soon. I am seeing mating going on right now but we just had snow again last night. Soon I hope!
     
  6. D'Angelo N Va.

    D'Angelo N Va. Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2009
    Quote:Funny you should mention snow because it snowed here Sunday and that is when I went out and found the egg in the garage. Yesterday I went out on my way to work and looked in the garage and she was on the nest, she saw me and got off...that evening nothing. Today I got home and looked in the garage again and there was another egg, but under a shelf in a little cleared out spot.
     
  7. BirdBrain

    BirdBrain Prefers Frozen Tail Feathers

    May 7, 2007
    Alaska
    I built our muscovies enclosed nest boxe that they love. The boxes are about 2 feet long and 16 inches tall and deep. I cut a round hole at one end of a long side and made a hinged lid. I bet if you make a box like that and put it in the garage, she will love it...will make it easier for you to protect her when she goes broody.
     
  8. D'Angelo N Va.

    D'Angelo N Va. Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2009
    Quote:Good idea...Thanks so much!
     

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