Good Duck!!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Bleenie, Jul 23, 2010.

  1. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    It's been a few days since i discovered my Silver Muscovy hen, Montie, was sitting on a TON of chicken eggs(bantam cochin) along with about 7 of her own eggs. Just yesterday I finally went out and took all the chicken eggs away because of the terrible experience of letting another hen hatch chicks...she squished them and i only got 4/15 [​IMG]

    Well the final count was 33 chicken eggs! [​IMG] and about 7 duck eggs... I took all the chicky eggs and brought them inside to candle them. I was sure that most were gonna be bad, thats a lot of eggs.. so i was pretty AMAZED to find that 29/33 were good & growing!!!

    I was just awestruck! She has done a wonderful job sitting on these babies! I have had a couple of my moms extra roosters here while they found new homes but i am really hoping that most of them are from my Sizzle rooster... and secretly praying that some of the girls were still holding onto Mr.Fuzz, my recently deceased frizzle roo... lol

  2. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

    Jan 11, 2010
    WOW!! can you imagine what that would have looked like if you let her hatch and raise that many chickens.... [​IMG]
  3. MysticalMom

    MysticalMom Songster

    Jul 1, 2009
    Wow! What a Momma! [​IMG]

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