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i found a nest!!!...UPDATED...BABIES

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by duck&chickencrazy, May 7, 2009.

  1. duck&chickencrazy

    duck&chickencrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 2, 2008
    Indiana
    well my birds normally roam free when i let them out and then just go in the shed when it gets dark and i shut them in so they are safe...then i noticed about a week ago that one of my mallard hens went missing and i didnt see her when i shut everybody in for the night...i was really sad and i thought that something had probably gotten her...but then after not seeing her for 2 days i see 2 mallards instead of only one...so i am glad to see her but again she is not in the shed at night so i hadnt seen her for a couple days but then yesterday i saw her again and when i waited until she started walking away and i followed her...she led me right to the nest...she had a nest under our horse tack shed...right in the middle of it...so theres no way i could reach them...so i will just have to wait to see how many babies she has...

    and my guess is that she is on day 7-10

    now i cant wait for them to hatch [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: May 31, 2009
  2. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

    Dec 20, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    how exciting!!!!
     
  3. EricShane

    EricShane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Apr 12, 2009
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    wow thats awesome!
     
  4. 1lpoock

    1lpoock Spruce Creek Waterfowl

    Apr 20, 2009
    Sandusky, Ohio
    Keep us updated!
     
  5. duck&chickencrazy

    duck&chickencrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 2, 2008
    Indiana
    THEY HATCHED!!!!! so i got home tonight and my sister comes running up to me and is like the ducks hatched...and i was soo happy...she hatched out 13 beutiful little ducklings...10 look like mallards and 3 look like blue swedes....will post pics soon!!!!

    I am soo excited... [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. RuffTuffCreampuff

    RuffTuffCreampuff Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. jossanne

    jossanne Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 11, 2008
    Gila, New Mexico
    YAY congrats! Now can't wait for pics... come on, little duckie family, get to posing!
     

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