My first baby of the year.

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by duckyfromoz, Dec 31, 2010.

  1. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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    Just hours into the new Year and I have the first hatched. A gorgeous little Runner that will be white when all grown. The first is about to be joined by a second little one with the same lack of colour. The next few eggs are due in just days and I have my fingers crossed for some coloured Runners from the borrowed ducks I have.

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  2. GlitterBug

    GlitterBug Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, how cute...A New Year's Baby!! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. ChickGirl6

    ChickGirl6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's so sweet! what a cutie!
     
  4. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    Adorable! What a nice way to start the New Year. [​IMG]
     
  5. gofasterstripe

    gofasterstripe Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] Congratulations Ducky...how come its all white?
    Cant wait to see if you get the color youve always wanted in your next eggs. Darn, its so exciting.
     
  6. dumb_cluck

    dumb_cluck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What big feet! A real cutie pie....... congrats! [​IMG]
     
  7. KimberlyJ

    KimberlyJ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aww how cute. His feet do look BIG! [​IMG]
     
  8. duck walk

    duck walk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oooooh....[​IMG]


    hoping for the colors you are looking for...
     
  9. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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    Quote:Bad Genetics. Someone in my flock isnt as pure as I was led to believe. I do have two white ducks- I have accidently set a few of their eggs- but generally I dont ever even bring their eggs into the house. They are in a separate pen from the breeders- so these guys have come from coloured ducks as a genetic throwback.

    Assuming it is it from the females- the next round of ducklings should be better. I guess I will know soon enough where these white ones are coming from.

    Being that the first eggs will be fertilized by drakes at the owners address- I am hoping for a few surprises with the first two lots of eggs as well.



    I posted a pic of a little guy on here a few month back and people were commenting on his big head. I named him Noggin, and he is a sweetheart. I will have to name this little one in a way that refers to his feet...even though they are a normal size- It must just be the way he is sitting and that he wasnt all fluffed up yet that make them look so big.
     
  10. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    AWWW! Congrats! I miss the days of color surprises and little fluffy babies
     

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