Greetings from PA

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jumpinjase, Sep 5, 2013.

  1. jumpinjase

    jumpinjase New Egg

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    Hello everyone! New to this forum! I have 1 Drake Mallard and 3 Hen Mallards. Eggs are coming left and right now and I am alittle overwhelmed!! 2 ducklings have hatched and a new batch has started with another Hen! Just coming here to share my experiences and gain advice from others!
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] If you pick up the eggs DAILY and refrigerate - they will not develop into chicks. You can use duck eggs for cooking, eating, giving to neighbors, your dogs(?) etc. Most people on this site complain that their birds arent' laying but, you seem to have hit the jackpot.
     
  3. jumpinjase

    jumpinjase New Egg

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    LOL...thanks! Not really complaining....but not sure what to do at this point. It's all a learning process for us. If my 3rd Hen starts laying as well, I don't know what we will do. We thought they only laid eggs though July. We won't eat the eggs but heard they are great for cooking.
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  5. Kiasmama

    Kiasmama Out Of The Brooder

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    Where is PA are you from?
     
  6. jumpinjase

    jumpinjase New Egg

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    Just South of Gettysburg. Are you from PA as well?
     
  7. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG]
     
  8. Webechickens

    Webechickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Greetings from east central Indiana!
     
  9. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!
     

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