Is my girl Blanche a Fatty?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by KARy408, Aug 28, 2014.

  1. Total Fatty!

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  2. Could stand to loose some weight...

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  3. She's an egg machine!

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  4. Looks about right to me.

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  1. KARy408

    KARy408 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my Pekins, Blanche, is HUGE! As a duckling, she was always the prettiest and most perfect looking. A few weeks before laying for the first time, I noticed she was looking bigger than the others and I'm pretty sure she was the first one to start...possibly a full week before anyone else laid an egg. Now her lower abdomen(?)-- the part behind the vent, between her legs--hangs down about 1/2" above the ground. I used to think that just meant she was "brewing up an egg" in there, but after looking at some overweight geese online, now I'm not so sure.

    Here are some pics I took this morning (sorry, due for a cleaning today!). What do you think? Total fatty, or master layer?

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    Above: Blanche in front, Rose Behind

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    Above: Blanche turning, Sophia in back

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    Above: Blanche in front, Sophia photobombing again
     
  2. Quackers Mama

    Quackers Mama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm a beginner duck owner, so I can't chime in with my opinion. My babies only 4-5 weeks old. :p I do have a question... Where's Dorothy? Lol. Gorgeous ladies, & great names. :)
     
  3. KARy408

    KARy408 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dorothy's around there somewhere! She's the smartest (so probably hiding from the camera) and def. lives up to her name! ;)
     

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