I found an egg by the lagoon***UPDATE****pic added

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by poultrykeeper08, Apr 30, 2008.

  1. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was walking in the woods just going for a little walk to see the wild geese,wood ducks, mallards , turkeys and the Bald eagle nest That is in a big tree at the edge of the water of the lagoon . When i whent to walk away from the water something cuaght my eye . It was an egg . It was half in the water and half in the mud .( The lagoon had a lot of flooding this past week ) . So i snatched up the egg and put it in the incubator . I just candled it and its fertile and growing . I think its a mallard but they are so many breeds of wild ducks down there that it could be anything . Its kind of a light olive color . So i hope in 28 days ill have a mystery duckling [​IMG]

    Has any one else ever found eggs in the woods or near a lake/pond and hatched them ??


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  2. theOEGBman

    theOEGBman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    Central California
    Maybe is a Bald Eagle! [​IMG]
     
  3. Frosty

    Frosty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Like I would be that lucky! That is really fascinating! Please keep us posted... how big is the egg?
     
  4. hcammack

    hcammack Overrun With Chickens

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    Ohhhhh don't hatch the bald eagle to government will arrest you you can't even have their feathers.

    Henry
     
  5. swiftfoot

    swiftfoot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you can get arrested for picking up any wild bird feathers
    and maybe ever eggs [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    You should have left the egg their. The gov't doesnt allow you to take any eggs.
     
  7. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its not an eagle egg . Its the size of my duck eggs . Its agianst the law to pick up a duck egg that you find ??
     
  8. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    yup, there are some stupid laws, lol
     
  9. Bawkadoodledoo

    Bawkadoodledoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 4, 2008
    Central MA
    i heard somewhere it's illegal to look at wild bird poop for fear that your *optical rays* will kill off beneficial bacteria. true story, i swear
     
  10. ticks

    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

    Apr 1, 2008
    The Sticks, Vermont
    keep it who will find out? [​IMG]
     

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