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My duck had baby chickens.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SonyaCele, Jan 8, 2015.

  1. SonyaCele

    SonyaCele New Egg

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    About three weeks ago , my son went to collect the eggs and came in with a basket full of eggs complaining that the plymouth rock was on them and wouldn't get up. And i said ooooh no, go put them back! So he did. The next day i asked him to see if she was still sitting, and he came back and said the duck is sitting on them now.

    So here is what i have so far, four total. Now i just have to make sure she doesn't take them swimming. I hope a couple ducks hatch, too.



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    here is Dad, he's a bantee, the moms are normal chickens., so i assume the babies will be mutant banteechickenducks.

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  2. Orca5094

    Orca5094 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Omg, that is adorable! And what a beautiful duck (what breed is she?)! Can't wait to see the rest of the hatchlings! :)
     
  3. Mccluckers

    Mccluckers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So sweet! keep us updated, how will you stop them going swimming?
     
  4. SonyaCele

    SonyaCele New Egg

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    I don't know what kind of duck she is, a dumb ex boyfriend thought i lived in a home for wayward animals so he brought her and her mate home one day and didn't take them when he left. This is her mate, taking a bath this morning. I think they are mixed breeds.

    I'll have to keep the chicks out of the water until i can supervise their first and only traumatic swim. I think they have to jump in one time to realize they aren't ducks. We had some chicks we raised with baby ducks do this last year, it was actually pretty funny. And then the baby ducks tried to roost with the chicks. I shouldn't laugh, but they did figure it all out over time.

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  5. dorpersheep

    dorpersheep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's beautiful, good luck with the swimming lessons!
     

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