My first duck hatched.....UGLY

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Lacrystol, Sep 16, 2011.

  1. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    OMG you guys should have warned me, I didn't think a duck could be so ugly..Poor little guy.. He can't even turn into a swan because he's a duck.


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  2. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Give him about an hour and repost and try telling us how ugly he is. You're gonna have crow tonight!

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  3. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aaaaw!! I think it's adorable!! [​IMG]
     
  4. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    It's already been an hour, when I got home he was stuck in the shell, I got warm water and a Q-tip and help loosen the dried up membrane and he popped right out. I took this picture about two hours after I got him out. HE's NOT CHANGING YET.. ha ha ha.

    Is there a way to tell if it's a boy or a girl? At what age can you if you can't at this age.. What kind of duck do you think he is? To think, I have 3 more that are cracked, I hope they look better.. lol
     
  5. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I don't own ducks so I don't know if there is a way to tell if it's a boy or girl! However! I have hatched eggs before and it takes over 12 hours for them to get fully dry and fuzzy!!
     
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  6. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    This is so different compair to chickens... Chickens come out with looks. ha haha
     
  7. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:LOL!! Have you hatched chicks? Just curious!

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  8. Edwards' East of Eden

    Edwards' East of Eden Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think (s)he's precious.

    I was looking at Metzer's Farms site today, and they apparently have a video on how to sex super-young ducklings. http://www.metzerfarms.com/
     
  9. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:His name is Kevin..He's 4 weeks Wednesday...Out of the five he's my FAVORITE!! Sad thing is HE's a roo...His comb is coming pretty good! I can't have roos in city! lol Hes a pretty boy! cream and red! *bummed*
     
  10. Edwards' East of Eden

    Edwards' East of Eden Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got so confused! I'm scrolling up to the top, trying to figure out if I replied to an old thread ... then I got it. [​IMG]

    Your chick is precious, too! What is he?
     

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