Mama Duck Suprise Today :D

BantyHugger

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So today I was in town with my dad doing some last minute shopping for my trip, I'm leaving to go on the road with my mom (truck driver) with in the next 2 days, when i recieve a phone call from my brother. He was back at the house watching our Crested Blue Swedish hen walk 7 fuzz butts across the yard.
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I got home and i must say i think every single one of our drakes is now a daddy.
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We have been extremely busy so far this summer so its not too much of a surprise to me that i didn't realize she was setting. I decided to check the yard after putting mama and her babies in the safety pen. We have 3 other hens setting!
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Why must they do this before i go?
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tdgill

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Oh gosh...i should have known better.

I just got 3 four month old ducks yesterday. How did I not know I NEEDED baby duckies! In time, in time. lol. arrrggghh. Thought I would be ok since I have ten new baby chickies from my broody mamma. NOT. Those pictures are too cute!
 

BantyHugger

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Mine too! We are keeping the 2 with the crests. The others are off to the feed store - there is a lot of demand for ducklings in these parts.
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