Mallard Baby

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by horsekeeper, Apr 17, 2019.

  1. horsekeeper

    horsekeeper Songster

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    Three day old Mallard duckling. Set seven eggs and they all hatched. Such tiny little cuties.
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    That is adorable? Congrats!!!
     
  3. WannaBeHillBilly

    WannaBeHillBilly Crossing the Road

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    Sweet baby! :love More pictures pleeeeease!
     
  4. Muscovy-palooza

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    Precious!
     
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Congratulations on a successful incubation and hatch.
     
  6. happy duck

    happy duck Crazy duck mom

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    How cute!!!:love You are going to have to post more pics!:caf:pop
     
  7. horsekeeper

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    Some of the mallard's siblings.

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    The 12 mix breed that hatched at the same time. They lean heavy to Rouen, but there is khacki, cayuga, and runner in the mix as well.

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    They were a practice hatch with a new incubator before getting shipped eggs.
     
  8. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    They sure are precious your practice hatch was a success!! Are you planning to keep them all?
     
  9. horsekeeper

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    No, I want to sell all of them as I don't have the room right now to keep them. I'm waiting until after Easter to prevent them being bought for kid's toys.

    My daughter is getting some expensive exhibition duck eggs shipped and I wanted to make sure I still remembered how to hatch waterfowl. She also bought a new incubator for our shared hatching activities and it was too chancy to jump right in without giving it a test drive.
     
  10. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    That is a good plan hopefully that will keep any from impulse buying and dumping them later. They are so cute, and Deserve a good home.
     

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