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

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

  1. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Songster

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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 Songster

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    Maybe is a Bald Eagle! [​IMG]
     
  3. Frosty

    Frosty Songster 10 Years

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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 Crowing

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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 Songster

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    you can get arrested for picking up any wild bird feathers
    and maybe ever eggs [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. You should have left the egg their. The gov't doesnt allow you to take any eggs.
     
  7. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Songster

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

    Bawkadoodledoo Songster

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    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

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    keep it who will find out? [​IMG]
     

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