Got my first Muscovy egg!

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  1. jdywntr

    jdywntr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    FINALLY! Well, it was actually yesterday but a number of my birds just started laying so I wasn't 100% that it was a muscovy egg. But this morning, one of the girls was in the nest and when she left, another egg. I always forget how little they are at first.
    They are 6 months old.

    Thoughts as to whether I may get a clutch before winter?
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Since you in a warmer climate you may, if your talking about a broody that might be up in the air with daylight waning now. But you never know. Mine didn't lay for close to a month and have just started back up to be through for good usually Oct. So I know I'll not have another broody till next spring.
     
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    jdywntr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Miss Lydia. I'm hoping I may get a broody before spring.
     
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    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    You just may since your in a warmer climate. [​IMG] Congrats on the egg too.
     
  5. jdywntr

    jdywntr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WOW there are alot of threads about muscovy today. And only one is mine. [​IMG]
    Thanks Miss Lydia. I am hoping. I would really like some ducklings to grow out. I wish I could see the future since someone has week olds on craigslist right now (8 for $25!!). And, while I don't want to raise ducklings, I would love some meat for the freezer.
     
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  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    What a price, and since your raising for meat they would be around that long.
     
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    jdywntr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just looked again and now there is an ad for 8 week olds for $3 each! My husband would shoot me. I'll have to try to sweet talk him into it. Only 1 more month of feeding.
     
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    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Great price. and he gets to eat the duck what more could he ask for.lol
     
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    jdywntr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will tell him you said so. [​IMG]
     
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