Help, Duck eggs got wet! UPDATE! First swim Pictures!!!!!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ricklo, Oct 11, 2008.

  1. ricklo

    ricklo Chillin' With My Peeps

    I need some opinions, Last night we had a terrible thunder storm here in Brazil,dumped many inches in a short time here and coop got some water in it (First Time, very windy). My Muscovy is nested on the floor in the corner, and last night the nest got wet. She stayed right with the eggs covering them, early this morning, she was off the nest, we changed the wet straw, eggs were warm to cool, dryed them off, moved nest to better ground and she went right back on them and fixed the new nest. Hope they will be ok, she has been sitting for 16 days. I know in the wild they have to get wet in a storm.
    Did we do everything OK?

    POSTED on 9/25/ 2008

    Update: 10/11/2008
    7 out of 8 of the eggs Hatched yesterday (at 30days!!!!)
    Here they are:

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    Last edited: Oct 13, 2008
  2. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

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    Great job! How sweet are they? [​IMG]
     
  3. eggchel

    eggchel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Congratulations! Wow they are so cute. I love Muscovy.


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  4. vfem

    vfem Yoga...The Chicken Pose

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    Oh wonderful! That's fabulous news!!!!
     
  5. feathersgalore

    feathersgalore Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So cute![​IMG]
     
  6. lowcountrypoultry

    lowcountrypoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    I love baby muscovies! [​IMG]
     
  7. ricklo

    ricklo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Here they are for their first swim, with Mama looking on and their older brothers and sisters too!

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