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look what i found!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ntiveheart, Apr 30, 2009.

  1. ntiveheart

    ntiveheart Chillin' With My Peeps

    a few months back, i lost my pilgrim gander to a bobcat attack. shortly after that, the girls started to lay and went broody. i couldn't stand to see all their hard work go for nothing, so a friend gave me a few chinese x eggs and i bought a few pilgrim eggs and slipped 'em under the girls under cover of darkness one night.

    this morning, as i was making my rounds, i came across this in one nest:

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    upon further investigation, i found these little guys:

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    just look at that face! *sighs* i'm in love all over again!

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  2. hendrix25

    hendrix25 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that's so exciting!! what a wonderful way to start the day. CONGRATS!![​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Apr 30, 2009
  3. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    Goodness! Can you saw AWE!!! What a sweetie pie! Thanks for sharing!
     
  4. maplesky7

    maplesky7 Flock Mistress

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    awww....there I said it Wynette.
     
  5. keeperofthehearth

    keeperofthehearth Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'll say it also . .Awwwwww How Cute! Congrats! [​IMG]
     
  6. ShadyGlade

    ShadyGlade Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] Congratulations! Love those babies. [​IMG]
     
  7. chickenlover50010

    chickenlover50010 Kernal Fan Club Member

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    they are SOOOO cuteeee!!
     
  8. supermommy

    supermommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they are super cute!
     
  9. hippie

    hippie Out Of The Brooder

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    i thought that nylon strapping was a snake skin at first. i was expecting the next picture to be gruesome.[​IMG][​IMG]
     
  10. ntiveheart

    ntiveheart Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:you wouldn't believe the things i found when i dissected her nest! pieces of pvc pipe, half a tennis ball, that nylon strapping.........bizarre! lol where she found it all and how she got it to her nest is a true mystery!
     

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