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
    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

    Apr 12, 2009
    SouthWestern Ohio
    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
    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

    Mar 27, 2009
    Gainesville, Texas
  7. R@ndy

    [email protected] Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 20, 2009
    Awesome , Congrats [​IMG]
  8. 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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