Four Chickens and a Duck just hatched their first duckling...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by elizabethbinary, Jan 26, 2011.

  1. elizabethbinary

    elizabethbinary Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 22, 2010
    Brisbane, Australia
    Egg #1 hatched on time to the day. Egg #3 is pipped. 10 more to go!!

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    Do you think they'll be loved? [​IMG]
     
  2. Cass

    Cass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they will either be loved or loved to death....[​IMG] Which one of the hens is the "real" momma and which ones are "Aunty"?
     
  3. elizabethbinary

    elizabethbinary Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 22, 2010
    Brisbane, Australia
    Quote:Well, judging by the fact it walks, talks and quacks like a duck, I can only theorize the original mother of the duckling is the duck and the aunties are the chickens. But I could be wrong.
     
  4. elizabethbinary

    elizabethbinary Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 22, 2010
    Brisbane, Australia
    Oh pbbbt I just realized what you really meant. I don't know!!! They swapped the eggs around the ENTIRE time. Some laid on none sometimes some laid on 10 some laid only on #3, #5, and #10.... gah!!
     
  5. TheSpiceGirls

    TheSpiceGirls Overrun With Chickens

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    Oh, that's just the sweetest thing. I love it when we can all just get along together. [​IMG]
     
  6. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    That's sweet [​IMG]
     
  7. elizabethbinary

    elizabethbinary Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 22, 2010
    Brisbane, Australia
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    Find the duckling!!!


    Awww they alllll love the ducklings and papa duck is getting happy and starting to throw a party, it's cute.

    This just in - the #3 egg is almost ALL YELLOW so it's gonna be a white duck! heehee.
     
  8. justmeandtheflock

    justmeandtheflock Overrun with ducklings :)

    May 27, 2009
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    [​IMG] Congrats!
     
  9. chickiedoo

    chickiedoo Out Of The Brooder

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    Awww so cute!
     
  10. HelenaJean

    HelenaJean Out Of The Brooder

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    AWW! haha. good job, enjoy raising such cute little bubbas!
     

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