My first duck egg!!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by RunnerWhisperer, Aug 23, 2011.

  1. RunnerWhisperer

    RunnerWhisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm so excited!![​IMG] Cocoa laid her first egg today!! I found it in their pool tonight while I was draining it. Not sure how long it had been in there. Yea!!![​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2011
  2. m496

    m496 Out Of The Brooder

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    Nice nice:ya
     
  3. Bookworm chick

    Bookworm chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My niece just got her first duck eggs too. One of them was also in their pool. Is this common with ducks?
     
  4. RunnerWhisperer

    RunnerWhisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:I'm not sure!? But I won't eat this one just in case! She laid another egg this morning around 7:30 am, I heard her quacking, went out a few moments later and there sitting inside the door of their pen was another egg!! Yippie!! The egg laying has begun!! lol:yiipchick
     
  5. newbyduckmom

    newbyduckmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations! In the pool, would like to know if that is normal too? Ours always lay early morning in their duck house.
     
  6. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Congrats to you! [​IMG] I've had my duck do the same thing!! [​IMG]
     
  7. Tivona

    Tivona Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations! My layer ducks did lay a few in the pond when they started. I think they just have to figure it out. When they are used to sleeping in the pond and not used to laying...well I think it is confusing for them. Mine figured it out after about a month,and since then all eggs have been in the boxes, or next to the pond.
     
  8. RunnerWhisperer

    RunnerWhisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

    I will be waiting to hear her little laying quack to see where she lays it tomorrow! lol Two times in her pen is not bad I guess! She feels secure there I would guess. I let them out @6 am and at 7:30 am is when I heard her. She must have went right to her pen when it was time! She seemed to proud of herself when I went out there to grab it. She ran right over to me when I picked it up. Yea, this is cool!!
     
  9. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Congrats!!!!!!!!!!
     
  10. kurtjackieprovost

    kurtjackieprovost Out Of The Brooder

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    How many weeks old is your duck?[​IMG]
     

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