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:


    upon further investigation, i found these little guys:


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

  2. hendrix25

    hendrix25 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 28, 2009
    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

    Sep 25, 2007
    Goodness! Can you saw AWE!!! What a sweetie pie! Thanks for sharing!
  4. maplesky7

    maplesky7 Flock Mistress

    Jun 14, 2008
    N. IL.
    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

    Jan 19, 2009
    South Jersey
    they are SOOOO cuteeee!!
  8. supermommy

    supermommy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 23, 2009
    central ny
    they are super cute!
  9. hippie

    hippie Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 31, 2009
    N.E. missouri
    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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